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Sunday, September 23, 2018

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A Night to Remember (Being a Kid)

Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids to feature 2018 WOTS authors

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Discover Canada’s Best Authors
Découvrez les meilleurs auteurs du Canada

Since 1990, The Word On The Street has proudly hosted vibrant writing by writers across Canada. Check back soon to explore the authors and artists appearing at our 29th festival on Sunday, September 23, 2017.

Depuis 1990, The Word on the Street accueille avec fierté la crème des talents de la littérature canadienne. Consultez ci-dessous la programmation des auteurs et des artistes qui participeront à notre 29e festival le dimanche 23 septembre 2018.

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Books Around Town: Albion Public Library

August 17, 2018

Toronto has a rich literary community with many options for places to read, buy books, or talk about them. Books Around Town is a series that describes some of the city’s most popular places for book nerds to gather and share their love of reading. Albion Public Library is the busiest branch of Toronto Public…

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#WOTSTalks: Interview with Ruth Ohi

August 16, 2018

As always, The Word On The Street is coming up this September. But the fall can’t get here soon enough! So we sat down with Ruth Ohi, author and illustrator of Fox and Squirrel Help Out, who will be joining us at the festival this year!   WOTS: Fox and Squirrel Help Out is your…

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9 Canadian Kids Books You Can Sit Down And Talk About

August 15, 2018

Reading is fun. And it should always be fun. But books and reading are also a great place to start when teaching your kids about the social, political, and historical topics they should know growing up. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite fun and informative stories that you can take home to your kids!…

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