Also at TINARS for Tots that day was Rebecca Upjohn presenting Lily And The Paper Man and there was a tribute to Tomi Ungerer of The Three Robbers & Moon Man.
Then on Sunday, it was the TINARS Literary Arcade! TINARS set up listening stations in the ballroom of the Gladstone Hotel as part of Doors Open Toronto. Featured authors and illustrators included: Joanne Schwartz, Laura Beingessner, Claudia Dey, Lisa Foad, Stacey May Fowles, Hilary Leung & David Bruins, Ibi Kaslik, Damian Rogers, Zoe Whitall, and Nathan Whitlock.
Check out the window display at Pages Books & Magazines, located at 256 Queen Street West, Toronto, M5V 1Z8. Photos courtesy of Pages Books & Magazine.
This is going to be a busy weekend for Toronto!
From 10:00-1:00pm on Saturday May 23, Pages Books will be hosting “Look Again Day” for TINARS for Tots at the Gladstone Hotel. Doors open at 9:30am, so get there early for a good seat! Marla Stewart Konrad will be presenting Getting There and Mom and Me.
Another event hosted by Pages Books is the TINARS Literary Arcade this weekend! This will also be part of Doors Open Toronto on May 24 from 12:00 to 4:00pm at the Gladstone Hotel. Joanne Schwartz and Laura Beingessner of Our Corner Grocery Store fame will be in attendance!
This Is Not a Reading Series for Tots on Saturday, April 18, 2009 was presented by Pages Books & Magazine, The Little Paper, Bunch, and the Gladstone Hotel. TINAR’s “Neighbourhood Stories Day” featured Joanne Schwartz and Laura Beingessner’s book, Our Corner Grocery Store. Also presenting that day was Frieda Wishinsky and Marie-Louise Gay’s Please Louise!
Our Corner Grocery Store by Joanne Schwartz, illustrated by Laura Beingessner
Parents have brunch while children are entertained by authors and illustrators!
Joanne Schwartz and Laura Beingessner organized a wonderful arts and craft project:
Colouring the grocery store and food items.
Joanne Schwartz and Laura Beingessner with Winston, the TINARS mascot!
Keep this wonderful event in mind! Our Corner Grocery Store author and illustrator, Joanne Schwartz and Laura Beingessner, will be at This Is Not A Reading Series for Tots on April 18, 2009 at the Gladstone Hotel.
This Is Not a Reading Series for Tots on Saturday, March 21, 2009 was presented by Pages Books & Magazine, The Little Paper, Bunch, and the Gladstone Hotel. Emily Holton, acclaimed artist and author, was the host of TINAR’s “Read Me a Game.” Tundra’s Tim Beiser presented Bradley McGogg, The Very Fine Frog with a tasty bug song and a frog cooking show (part of the Frog Food Network of course). Also presenting that day was Julie Morstad’s ABC and David Bruins and Hilary Leung’s The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear.
It was a great turnout and brave taste testers agreed that the 8 Bugs Smoothie with Poo was delicious! Thank you to David for the excellent music and sound effects during Tim’s presentation! Also a huge thanks to Chris Reed and his team for the fabulous event, we look forward to next one!