October 11, 2013

YoungIFOA: International Festival of Authors (Toronto)

International Festival of Authors is held annually at Toronto's Harbourfront and always includes events for children and young adults. YoungIFOA programs provides them with the opportunities to meet authors, ask questions, listen to readings and get their books autographed. There are even bookplate-making workshops.

Here are the four YoungIFOA events for 2013, with a few images to remind readers of the authors' books:

Saturday, October 26, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Author:     Gordon Korman
Target audience:  Grades 4-6
Cost: $18

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Authors:     Lesley Livingston and Evan Munday 
Moderator:  author Vikki VanSickle
Target audience:  Grades 7-8
Cost: $14

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Authors: Charles de Lint and Elizabeth Wennick
Moderator: author Kevin Sylvester
Target Audience: young adults
Cost: $14

Friday, November 1, 2013
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Authors:   Frank Viva and Eric Walters
Moderator: Vikki VanSickle
Target audience:  K - Gr. 3+
Cost: $14

Details are available at the IFOA website here

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