We’re back with an all-new summer reading list and activity program for kids ages 6-9 and 9-12. The program includes a Camp Penguin reading passport craft, tote bag, and access to a full week of virtual camp activities!
List of Participating Stores:
- Alberta – Audreys Books
- British Columbia – Albany Books Ltd, Book Warehouse on Broadway, Book Warehouse Main Street, Black Bond Books Maple Ridge, Black Bond Books Ladner, Black Bond Books Semiahmoo, Mosaic Books, Munro’s Books, Once Upon a Bookstore, Otter Books, Vancouver Kidsbooks (West Broadway and Edgemont) Western Sky Books
- Manitoba – Whodunit Books
- New Brunswick – Tidewater Books, Westminster Books
- Northwest Territories – Yellowknife Book Cellar
- Nova Scotia – Woozles
- Ontario – Another Story, Beggars Banquet Books, Blue Heron Books, Book Keeper, BookLore, Books on Main, Chat Noir, Fincher’s, Moonbeam Books
- Prince Edward Island – Bookmark Charlottetown
- Quebec – Babar Books, Buropro Citation, Brome Lake Books, Librairie Carcajou, Librairie Michabou Bookstore
- Yellowknife – The Yellowknife Book Celler
Visit your closest participating store to order your Camp Penguin books and to ask how you can get a book worm tote bag (while supplies last) and reading passport craft activity!
- Camp Penguin Reading Passport
- Megabat discussion questions and activities
- The Worm activity guide
- Alex Rider activity packs
- Innocent Heroes educators’ guide
- The Unicorn Rescue Society educators’ guide
- Mr. Lemoncello’s All-Star Breakout Game Extras
- The Witches lesson plan
Camp Penguin Virtual Programming:
We will be offering a week of author presentations held on zoom at 2:00 pm ET/11:00 am PST. Attendance is free, but everyone must register through Eventbrite:
Monday, July 13, 2020: Magical Objects & Mythical Beasts with Zetta Elliott (Dragons in a Bag)
Magic happens everywhere, and everyone has a story to tell. Learn how to develop an inclusive magical story that takes place right in your own community! Bring a favourite object, toy, or stuffie to write about!
Register here: https://camp-penguin-zetta-elliott.eventbrite.ca
Tuesday, July 14, 2020: Problems at the Pickle Factory with Tanya Lloyd Kyi (Mya’s Strategy to Save the World)
In Mya’s Strategy to Save the World, Mya’s always writing letters. In this slightly silly writing workshop, we’ll work together on our own protest letter about the problems at Mr. Pickwick’s Pickle Factory. Bring a paper and pen, a sense of humour, and a steady supply of imagination.
Register here: https://camp-penguin-tanya-lloyd-kyi.eventbrite.ca
Wednesday, July 15, 2020: The Science of Monsters & Magic with Kelley Armstrong (A Royal Guide to Monster Slaying)
Kelley Armstrong will explore the link between magic and science and give a brief history of the unexplained, and then a deeper dive into the “magic” of science-based monsters. Plus we’ll create our own science-based monsters!
Register here: https://camp-penguin-kelley-armstrong.eventbrite.ca
Thursday, July 16, 2020: Story Ninjas Rule with Sigmund Brouwer (Innocent Heroes)
Sigmund Brouwer talks about how to use the power of story to have fun messing with all the people in your lives. Make sure you have a four-digit secret password ready and get ready to create an amazingly fun story!
Register here: https://camp-penguin-sigmund-brouwer.eventbrite.ca
Friday, July 17, 2020: Drawing Creatures with Hatem Aly (The Unicorn Rescue Society: The Creature of the Pines)
The Unicorn Rescue Society series introduces us to creatures from mythology. Join illustrator Hatem Aly for a drawing demonstration and make your own mythological creatures together!
Register here: https://camp-penguin-hatem-aly.eventbrite.ca
If you have any questions about Camp Penguin, please feel free to write us at YoungReaders@penguinrandomhouse.com.