The perfect programme for young book lovers and aspiring writers! YoungIFOA offers students from grades 3 to 8 the opportunity to meet an author at one of our reading/Q&A events, and get creative at a bookplate-making workshop. See Susin Nielsen, winner of the Forest of Reading® Red Maple™Fiction Award, on October 24! Author Evan Munday hosts.
For more information or to reserve tickets, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-973-4760.
Evan Munday is the author and illustrator of the acclaimed book series for young readers The Dead Kid Detective Agency. Both The Dead Kid Detective Agency and its sequel, Dial M for Morna, were nominated for the Silver Birch® Fiction Award. The third book, Loyalist to a Fault, will be in bookstores this September. He has also worked as a book publicist, freelance illustrator, ebook designer and soda jerk. He lives in Toronto.
Susin Nielsen has written for the popular television series Degrassi Junior High and penned four of the Degrassi books. She is the recipient of two Canadian Screenwriter Awards and a Gemini Award. Her novel Word Nerd was a finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award and won several prestigious prizes, including the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award. Nielsen presents her Governor General’s Literary Award- and Forest of Reading® Red Maple® Fiction Award-winning book, The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen, which is the diary of a young boy who begins writing after a devastating family event.