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Welcome to CANSCAIP

CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers) is a member-supported community of creators for kids and teens, founded in 1977. Our Members and Friends include authors, illustrators, performers, librarians, educators, publishers—everyone who loves kids books.  You are welcome to join us!

CANSCAIP membership, renewable annually, includes benefits like:

  • Newsletter about Canada's children's book community
  • Reduced registration fees for our conferences, webinars, and other programs
  • Monthly meetings with expert speakers
  • Invitations to book launches, presentations, and other events
  • A friendly and supportive community for beginning and experienced writers and artists



Thank you to our website donors!

These CANSCAIP Members and Friends each made a donation during our website reno fundraising campaign. Their generosity covered the costs of the long-needed update to our website.  We thank them very much!

Bob Barton, Bev Cline, Laurel Croza, Marcus Cutler, Lisa Dalrymple, Judith Henderson, Linda Granfield, Barbara Greenwood, Sarah Hart-Snowbell, Barbara Hartmann, Deborah Hodge, Shelley Hrdlitschka, Jacqueline Guest, Ellen Jaffe, Sharon Jennings, Marthe Jocelyn, Karen Krossing, Patsy McKinnon, Sylvia McNicoll, Stephanie McLellan, Nancy Miller, Jennifer Mook-Sang, Susin Nielsen, Michele Nidenoff, Ruth Ohi, Shane Peacock, Tina Powell, Heather Rath, Barbara Reid, Judy Ann Sadler, Kathy Stinson, Allan Stratton, Merna Summers, Sue Todd, Teresa Toten, Rebecca Upjohn, Eric Walters, Irene Watts

We love these versions of our author, illustrator and performer logo, created by our members.

CANSCAIP office is located within the Centre for Social Innovation, Annex.
720 Bathurst St., Suite 503, Toronto, ON M5S 2R4

Email: office@canscaip.org
Phone: 1-416-515-1559

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