Popular children’s and young adult author Gordon Korman reads from his new book, The Hypnotists, and is interviewed by Kids’ CBC host Patty Sullivan. Hosted by Erin Balser.
This event is part of CBC@IFOA. On October 26, members of our national public broadcaster’s radio and television team take to the stage to help present some of the world’s best authors. Available starting Tuesday, September 17 is a CBC@IFOA Day Pass, which offers a chance to purchase a bundle of five tickets, one to each CBC@IFOA event, for the low price of $50 (plus a service charge). To buy your CBC@IFOA Day Pass, call the Harbourfront Centre Box Office at 416-973-4000.
Gordon Korman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than ninety novels for kids and young adults, most recently WHATSHISFACE and SUPERGIFTED. His writing career began at the age of twelve when his grade seven English assignment became his first published novel, THIS CAN’T BE HAPPENING AT MACDONALD HALL. Four decades later, he is a full-time writer and speaker, with over thirty million copies of his novels in print in thirty-three languages. Each year he travels extensively, visiting schools and libraries, bringing his trademark humour and adventure styles to readers everywhere. A native Montrealer, he grew up in the Toronto area, and now lives with his family in Long Island, New York.
Patty Sullivan has been the host of Kids' CBC, an engaging, educational on-air and online preschool environment, since 2003. In 2010, she won the Gemini award for Best Host in a Pre-School, Children's or Youth Program, and in 2013, the series won the Youth Media Alliance Award for Excellence in the category of Best Television Program for ages 3–5. Patty also stars in Kids’ CBC’s musical extravaganza "Wowie Woah Woah!," which won the Award of Excellence for Best Television Program, All Genres, Ages 3–5 Category at the Youth Media Alliance Awards in May 2013.