Joyce Grant; Photo by Robert Gagnon

Photo by Robert Gagnon Photography.


I’m a children’s author, editor and freelance journalist and I live in Toronto, Ontario.

I’ve written two middle-grade novels about baseball, and three picture books:

    • Sliding Home (2018, Lorimer)
    • Tagged Out (2016, Lorimer)
      • Gabby (2013, Fitzhenry & Whiteside, illustrated by Jan Dolby)
    • Gabby: Wonder Girl (2016)
  • Gabby: Drama Queen (2013)

I am also co-founder of the website Teaching Kids News (www.teachingkidsnews.com), which offers free daily kid-friendly news, and I talk to kids about “how to avoid fake news.”

I’m passionate advocate of children’s literacy through my blog Getting Kids Reading (www.gkreading.com).

Follow me on Twitter @JGCanada and @teachkidsnews.

Click here for information about booking me for a presentation or keynote!

I am a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, which offers a program that gives discounts to schools hiring TWUC authors. Click here for details about my workshops and click here for details about applying for TWUC’s Ontario Authors in the Schools Program to get discounted rates.

Contact me at joycehgrant@gmail.com.

I am represented by Jennifer Laughran, Andrea Brown Literary Agency.

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  1. It was fun meeting you yesterday. Anyone who Olivia loves is on my A list. So now that I have googled you and recovered from 2 games at Field of Dreams, I can appreciate the way your life has travelled and the way you have travelled your life. Blessings for the future.

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