Important information for teachers, librarians and booksellers: Penguin Random House Open License Online Story Time and Classroom Read-Aloud Videos and Live Events
If you’re a Tundra, Puffin Canada, or Penguin Teen Canada author or illustrator, and you want to get involved during this time, please reach out to your publicist (Evan or Sam).
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In times of need, you can always depend on the KidLit community to band together and help out. Many authors and illustrators are doing live events on social media for kids to tune into from home! We will be compiling a list of our authors and illustrators who are pitching in with virtual events for families to enjoy:
- Every Monday, Ben Clanton (Narwhal and Jelly) will be doing Miximal Mondays on his Instagram Live at 12:30 pm EST (9:30 am PST).
- Every weekday, Susin Nielsen, the author of No Fixed Address, will be reading a chapter a day on her Twitter Live at 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST).
- Ever weekday, Emily Arrow, the author of Studio, will be doing singalongs on her YouTube Live and Instagram Live channels at 1:00 pm EST (10:00 am PST).
- Every day, Dan Bar-el, the author of Audrey (cow), will be reading a portion a day of his middle grade novel on his Facebook Live at 2:00 pm EST (11:00 am PST). Download the Character List to follow which of the thirty-three narrators are speaking!
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
- Lorna Schultz Nicholson, author of Puckster’s New Hockey Teammate, will be reading her picture book on Hockey Canada’s Instagram Live at 11:30 am EST (8:30 am PST).
Friday, April 3, 2020
- Sharon Hampson and Randi Hampson, authors of Sharon, Lois and Bram’s Skinnamarink, will be reading their picture book on Mastermind Toy’s Instagram Live at 10:00 am EST (7:00 am PST).
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
- Sharon and Randi Hampson, authors of Sharon, Lois and Bram’s Skinnamarink, perform as part of the National Arts Centre’s #CanadaPerforms series at 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST) on their Facebook Live.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
- Kevin Sylvester, the illustrator of Great, will be reading his picture book on Hockey Canada’s Instagram Live at 11:30 am EST (8:30 am PST).
Last updated on: Monday, April 6 at 9:35 am EST.