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.
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Evan Munday is a Publicity Manager at Penguin Random House Canada. But more than that, he's also the best-dressed member of the semi-prose team and one of the best-dressed in Canada, period (at least according to The Globe and Mail), a dad, author of The Dead Kid Detective Agency books, illustrator, and pop culture aficionado. Whether you need a quizmaster, a horror movie recommendation or an irreverent point of view on pretty much anything, Evan is your guy.
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.