I Love You More: Storytime and Draw-along with Barbara Reid & Emil Sher

Barbara Reid and Emil Sher

I Love You More: Storytime and Draw-along with Barbara Reid & Emil Sher

Barbara Reid and Emil Sher

10:30am

Sunday, October 2, 2022

Join author Emil Sher and illustrator Barbara Reid to open up infinite ways to say “I love you”, as portrayed in their playful book of wordplay, I Love You More. Based on a favourite game played with his now-grown daughters, Emil will share the story of young Des going about his day in a busy, diverse neighbourhood, highlighting Des’ many different daily relationships and moments that are all bound by love. The fun and wonderfully affirming story scenes are brought to life visually by the modelling clay art of Barbara Reid. Join the book’s creators for storytime with props and fun wordplay, finishing with colouring activities to take away to do later at home.

Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: October 2 at 10:30am ET
Where: Word Lab (Tent A)
Duration: 45 minutes
This event is free to attend with registration.

TIFA Kids is generously supported by Gail and Mark Appel.

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Join author Emil Sher and illustrator Barbara Reid to open up infinite ways to say “I love you”, as portrayed in their playful book of wordplay, I Love You More. Based on a favourite game played with his now-grown daughters, Emil will share the story of young Des going about his day in a busy, diverse neighbourhood, highlighting Des’ many different daily relationships and moments that are all bound by love. The fun and wonderfully affirming story scenes are brought to life visually by the modelling clay art of Barbara Reid. Join the book’s creators for storytime with props and fun wordplay, finishing with colouring activities to take away to do later at home.

Recommended for ages 4 and up.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: October 2 at 10:30am ET
Where: Word Lab (Tent A)
Duration: 45 minutes
This event is free to attend with registration.

TIFA Kids is generously supported by Gail and Mark Appel.

TIFA Kids Logo

Outdoor Event

Featured Authors

Barbara Reid is the bestselling author and illustrator of more than a dozen picture books, and the illustrator of over twenty five. She has won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People, The Governor General’s Award for Illustration and the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award. In 2013 she became a member of the Order of Canada, and in 2015 she was named Honorary Chair of Family Literacy Day. Her book Picture the Sky won the 2018 CBC Fan Choice Award and was shortlisted for the 2018 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award.

Read more about Barbara Reid

Emil Sher writes prose and plays for the young and the once-were-young. His first novel, Young Man with Camera, has received numerous awards and honours. Emil is a laureate of the 2014 K.M. Hunter Artist Award in Literature. Emil has written the stage play adaptations of Karen Levine’s Hana’s Suitcase and Ian Brown’s The Boy in the Moon, and the script and lyrics for Roch Carrier’s The Hockey Sweater. He was also the writer for The Book of Ashes, inspired by the true story of an Iraqi librarian who saved tens of thousands of books in the midst of war.

Read more about Emil Sher

10:30am

Sunday, October 2, 2022

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