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Friday, February 03, 2012 12:00 PM | Helena Aalto (Administrator)
35 CANSCAIPers mass launch at the OLA Super Conference, February 3, 2012, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre!

CANSCAIP and OLA are proud to present the seventh annual mass book launch Friday February 3, 2012 at the EXPO Stage in Hall C, from 12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM. 35 authors and illustrators will introduce to you their new 2011-12 titles in entertaining three-minute infomercials. Sylvia McNicoll, Book Launch Co-ordinator of CANSCAIP, will act as emcee and official timer. Enjoy the personalities behind the books as well as their behind-the-creation stories. Buy a raffle ticket to win some of these stories. Picture books, middle-reader age as well as young adult novels will all be available on site for purchase and the authors and artists will happy to autograph them for your collection.    

Jan Andrews When Apples Grew Noses and White Horses Flew;  Tales of Ti-Jean, Groundwood Books.

Rona Arato  On an American Day, by Owlkids.

Catherine Austen  My Cat Isis  illustrated by Virginie Egger, Kids Can Press;  26 Tips for Surviving Grade 6,  Lorimer; All Good Children, Orca Book Publishers

Karen Bass Drummer Girl, Coteau Books.

Helaine Becker  Trouble in the Hills, Fitzhernry Whiteside;  Juba This, Juba That,  illustrated by Ron Lightburn, Tundra; The Quiz Book for Girls, Scholastic

Lesley Choyce Dumb Luck, Red Deer/ Fitzhenry and Whiteside  

Lena Coakley Witchlanders, Atheneum Books for Young Readers 

Aubrey Davis Kishka for Koppel, Orca Books Oct 2011 

Anne-Yvonne Gilbert Snow White, Grimm Press 

Susan Glickman  Bernadette in the Doghouse, Second Story Press  

Vicki Grant Betsy Wickwire's Dirty Secret, HarperCollins Canada 

Jacqueline Guest Ghost Messages, Coteau Books

Natalie Hyde I Owe You One, Orca (Young Readers) Saving Armpit, Fitzhenry & Whiteside

Kathy Kacer  To Hope and Back: The Journey of the St. Louis, Second Story Press.

Karen Krossing The Yo-Yo Prophet, Orca Publishing 

Vladyana Krykorka  Arctic land, Arctic sea, Artic sky, Annick Press

Rob Laidlaw  No Shelter Here, Making the World a Kinder Place for Dogs, Pajama Press

Jennifer Maruno  Warbird  Dundurn Press 

Elizabeth MacLeod  Canadian Money; Canada's Trees, Scholastic Canada 

Maureen McGowan  Cinderella: Ninja Warrior; Sleeping Beauty: Vampire Slayer  Silver Dolphin Books, Canadian distributor Raincoast Books

Mahtab Narsimhan  The Tiffin,  Dancing Cat Books, an Imprint of Cormorant Books. 

Allan Peterkin The Flyaway Blanket, Imagination Press, The American Psychological Association Press (Washington)

Cheryl Rainfield  Hunted, Westside Books 

Susan Ross The Great Bellybutton Cover-up, Susan Ross   

Adira Rotstein Little Jane Silver, Dundurn  

Virginia Frances Schwartz  NUTZ! Tradewinds

Marsha Skrypuch Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan's Rescue From War, Pajama Press 

Bill Slavin Big City Otto, Kids Can Press 

Martin Springett Breakfast on a Dragon’s Tail, Fitzhenry and Whiteside

Patricia Storms (Illustrator) Snowy Science, Scholastic Canada 

Teresa Toten Beyond Blonde, Penguin 

Kari-Lynn Winters aRHYTHMetic, Co-written with: Tiffany Stone and Lori Sherritt-Fleming, Illustrated by Scot Ritchie, Tickle Trunk Publications

Frieda Wishinsky  Explorers Who Made it…Or Died Trying, Scholastic Canada; Halifax Explodes  Owl Kids

Pam Withers First Descent, Tundra Books 

Paul Yee The Secret Keepers,  Tradewind Books of Vancouver; Money Boy, Groundwood Books 


  • Monday, January 30, 2012 10:24 PM | Sylvia McNicoll
    Visit the emcee, Sylvia McNicoll, at the Lorimer booth 535 at 10:20 that same day to pick up a signed ARC of candy. crush. corpse.
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