Welcome to CANSCAIP


Who We Are

CANSCAIP (Canadian Society of Children's Authors, Illustrators and Performers) is a member-supported not-for-profit organization, and we've been around since 1977. Our Members and Friends include children's authors, illustrators and performers. We also welcome librarians, teachers, publishers, editors, parents and journalists. 

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

Upcoming Meetings & Events


Meeting Notes & Blog Posts