PRIDE Family Storytime July 2, 10:30 a.m.

PrideTO_Logo_BlackI’ll be doing a reading of Tagged Out during PRIDE Toronto, at the
Yorkville Library on Sat., July 2 at 10:30 a.m.

There will be other authors there as well, including Catherine Hernandez.

It’s a free event, and great for the whole family. Hope you can join us!

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Book launch cancelled (postponed)


There’s going to be a lot of rain tomorrow (Saturday) so the launch for Tagged Out has been postponed. The Opening Day Celebrations for Toronto Playgrounds baseball league have also been postponed. When I know what the new date will be, I’ll let you know. Sorry about that!


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OLA Superconference: Lorimer booth, Fri., Jan 29, 11 a.m.

OLA Superconference logoI’ll be signing copies of my debut novel, TAGGED OUT, at the Ontario Library Association (OLA) Superconference on Friday, Jan. 29 from 11 to 11:30 a.m.

Come by to have your copy signed, and to chat about books, baseball–or anything else!

See you there!

Capture OLA Superconference Lorimer booth 522 Jan 29 2016 11 a.m.

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Nov. 25-29, 2105 – Montserrat, Rainforest of Reading Festival

NOV. 25-29, 2015

Rainforest of reading logo

The Rainforest of Reading Festival:
Classrooms in Monserrat, Caribbean


Gabby is puttingGABBY final with school uniform on her crisp school uniform and heading back to the Rainforest, to bring her stories to the children of Monserrat.
Gabby illustrator Jan Dolby and I will be flying to the Caribbean island to do school visits and to support the fabulous Rainforest of Reading program, funded by the One World Schoolhouse Foundation.

More about our 2015 trip to the Rainforest here.

Read about Gabby’s 2014 trip to the Rainforest here.


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Nov. 14, 2015 – CANSCAIP’S PYI conference

NOV. 14, 2015

Packaging Your Imagination, CANSCAIP’S premier conference, Nov. 14, 2015

Will you be at PYI this year? If you’re an author or illustrator–or want to be one, you should definitely be at this conference. It’s held each year at the Humber Lakeshore campus and it’s the best way to get information about the craft.

This year, digital expert Angela Misri and I are giving one-to-one critiques on your author website. SOLD OUT! But the good news is you can still get a one-on-one author website critique from us–just click here.







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