August 07, 2012

Blue Spruce 10th Anniversary Exhibit at the CNE

The Canadian National Exhibition returns to Toronto from August 17 to September 3, the last gasp of summer before school starts.  This year the Ontario Library Association has partnered with the CNE to present an exhibit of Canadian illustrators' work from books nominated for the Blue Spruce Reading Program which is celebrating its 10th year anniversary. You'll see works by Bill Slavin, Sean Cassidy, Wallace Edwards, Chrissie Wysotski, Barbara Reid, Bruno St-Aubin, Stéphane Jorisch, Jeremy Tankard, Ashley Spires, and Rachel Berman among others.  And you're invited!

You are invited to attend 
the Blue Spruce 10th Anniversary Exhibit 
at the Canadian National Exhibition!

Where    Booth 711, Crafts & Hobbies Pavilion, Exhibition Grounds, Toronto

When     Daily, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., August 17 - September 3

What:      • Exhibit of almost 100 illustrations from picture books by Canadian authors and illustrators including Bill Slavin, Sean Cassidy, Wallace Edwards, Barbara Reid, Bruno St-Aubin, Stéphane Jorisch, Jeremy Tankard, Ashley Spires and Melanie Rose
                • interactive crafts corner
                • reading corner

Who:       Visiting authors/illustrators include Sean Cassidy (August 27th),  Frieda Wishinsky, Melanie Rose, and Kari-Lynn Winters (August 18, 31) (Kari-Lynn Winters says she's bringing puppets, hats and stories!)

And, if you visit on August 25th or August 28th, come say hello as I'll be volunteering with others to help promote this great reading program and the works of Canadian illustrators and authors.

1 comment:

  1. Kari-Lynn Winters10 August 2012 at 06:45

    I will be presenting on Aug. 18th, bringing puppets, hats, and most importantly, stories. Hope to see your there.