2018 TD Book Week Tour Schedule

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is excited to announce the 2018 TD Canadian Children’s Book Week tour schedule.

TD Canadian Children’s Book Week – Canada’s single most important national event celebrating Canadian children’s books and the importance of reading – runs from May 5 to 12, 2018. As part of the annual week-long event, 28 authors, illustrators and storytellers will take part in 378 readings in 186 communities across Canada.

To help open doors for more inclusive tomorrow, unique programs such as TD Canadian Children’s Book Week not only instill a lifelong love of reading, it sparks imagination, helping kids envision a world without limits.

For more information about the program and to see the full 2018 tour schedule of public events, please visit www.bookweek.ca and www.td.com/thereadycommitment.

About TD Global Corporate Citizenship

TD has a long-standing commitment to enriching the lives of its customers, colleagues and communities. That’s why TD launched The Ready Commitment in March 2018, a new multi-year program to help individuals and communities prosper. As part of The Ready Commitment, TD targets CDN $1 billion (US $775 million) in total by 2030 towards community giving in four areas critical to opening doors for an inclusive tomorrow – Financial Security, a more Vibrant Planet, Connected Communities and Better Health. Through The Ready Commitment, TD’s aspiration is to link business, products, services, and community giving to help people feel more confident – not just about their finances, but about their future and their ability to achieve their personal goals in a changing world. For further information, please visit www.td.com/thereadycommitment.

About The Canadian Children’s Book Centre

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre is a national, not-for-profit organization founded in 1976. We are dedicated to encouraging, promoting and supporting the reading, writing and illustrating of Canadian books for young readers. Our programs, publications, and resources help teachers, librarians, booksellers and parents select the very best for young readers. For more information, please visit www.bookcentre.ca.

For more information, please contact:

Emma Hunter
Marketing and Website Coordinator
Canadian Children’s Book Centre
416 975-0010 ext. 221



Official Tour Roster & Locations
Lana Button, author
Marina Cohen, author 

British Columbia

Sylvia Gunnery, author

Lower Mainland
Tom Ryan, author

Vancouver Island
Alice Kuipers, author

Northern Region
Soyeon Kim, illustrator


Rina Singh, author
Vikki VanSickle, author


New Brunswick
Lori Joy Smith, author/illustrator


Anna Humphrey, author


Mariella Bertelli, storyteller


Northwest Territories
Stephanie McLellan, authorNova Scotia
Kass Reich, illustrator


Carey Sookocheff, author/illustrator


Darren Groth, author
Alison Hughes, author
Shoshana Litman, storyteller
Lorna Schultz Nicholson, author
Andreas Oertel, author
Pam Withers, author


Prince Edward Island
Elly MacKay, author/ illustrator


Eileen Cook, author
Anne Glover, storyteller
Melanie Jackson, author
Jessica Scott Kerrin, author
Jennifer Mook-Sang, author



Southern Region
J. Torres, author


Joel A. Sutherland, author

Find the complete events schedule here.