All at Sea: Pirates, Merfolk and Sea Creatures in Children's Books Ongoing event running from: Mon May 02, 2022 - Sat Jul 16, 2022
Set out on a high seas adventure at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books! From shipwrecks to sea serpents, this exhibit explores all things oceanic in children's books from the 19th century to the present. Encounter classics like The Little Mermaid and Treasure Island alongside newer books for kids.
Free. All are welcome.
Located in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, on the 4th floor of the Lillian H. Smith Branch.
The exhibit can be viewed during the Osborne Collection's open hours:
Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-5, closed Sun.
Call 416-393-7753 for more information.
If you missed our January 20 bookseller panel or you want to enjoy it again, you can access the recorded version of this wonderful discussion by clicking here.
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Early Voices, Own Voices, Changing Voices: Canadian Children's Literature from 1968 to 1990
Jeffrey Canton, storyteller, academic and Globe and Mail children's book reviewer, looks at publishing in the early years of the children's book renaissance that began with Canada ’s centennial celebrations. Independent Canadian publishers began to spring up, ones that were quite different from the tiny handful of independents that had existed prior to 1967. And they had a very different vision of Canada that they wanted to share with young readers. What were those visions? What voices found their way into print? What happened as the industry grew?
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