Nonnas, Biscotti & Paperdolls with Gianna Patriarca & Ellie Arscott

Gianna Patriarca and Ellie Arscott

Nonnas, Biscotti & Paperdolls with Gianna Patriarca & Ellie Arscott

Gianna Patriarca and Ellie Arscott

10:30am

Sunday, September 25, 2022

What does your family look like? All families look different, some have a dog, a cat, a turtle, a treehouse and two little girls. Others have a Nonna, a Granny, a Nannna or a Grandmother. What do you have? Come along and hear the tale of Nonna and the Girls Next Door, written by Gianna Patriarca and beautifully illustrated by Ellie Arscott, which celebrates family and Italian Nonnas everywhere. Plus, you’ll create some lovely art of your own and get a tasty biscotti recipe to take away and try at home. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 25 at 10:30am ET
Where: Word Lab (Tent A)
Duration: 60 minutes
This event is free to attend with registration.

TIFA Kids is generously supported by Gail and Mark Appel. This event is kindly supported by the Ontario Arts Council.

TIFA Kids Logo

What does your family look like? All families look different, some have a dog, a cat, a turtle, a treehouse and two little girls. Others have a Nonna, a Granny, a Nannna or a Grandmother. What do you have? Come along and hear the tale of Nonna and the Girls Next Door, written by Gianna Patriarca and beautifully illustrated by Ellie Arscott, which celebrates family and Italian Nonnas everywhere. Plus, you’ll create some lovely art of your own and get a tasty biscotti recipe to take away and try at home. Recommended for ages 6 and up.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: September 25 at 10:30am ET
Where: Word Lab (Tent A)
Duration: 60 minutes
This event is free to attend with registration.

TIFA Kids is generously supported by Gail and Mark Appel. This event is kindly supported by the Ontario Arts Council.

TIFA Kids Logo

Featured Authors

Gianna Patriarca is an award-winning author of 11 books, poetry and short fiction. Her first book, Italian Women and Other Tragedies, is in its 4th printing and was runner-up for the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award. Her work is extensively anthologized and adapted for screen. Gianna lives in Toronto.

Read more about Gianna Patriarca

Ellie Arscott grew up in a small Ontario town where three generations of "Nonnas" before her also called it home. Ellie graduated from Sheridan College in Interpretive Illustration. Her illustration debut Night Walk was awarded a SCBWI Canada East Crystal Kite. Ellie lives in Toronto's east end with her family.

Read more about Ellie Arscott

10:30am

Sunday, September 25, 2022

What to read

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