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Contest! Just for the Kids, an amazing Prize Pack from The Word on the Street!

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One of a book lover's greatest joys is getting to share that love with the young readers in their life. The Word On The Street and Open Book want to help you spread that joy with a fantastic prize pack of kids' books!

To enter, send your name and mailing address to with the subject line WOTS: JUST FOR THE KIDS by 11:59p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. One winner will be selected and contacted regarding prize collection at this year's festival.

The contest prize pack includes copies of:

  • Burtz Way Home by John Martz
  • Solution for Cold Feet by Carey Sookocheff
  • Noni Speaks Up by Heather Hartt-Sussman
  • Who Broke the Teapot?! by Bill Slavin
  • Good Pirate by Kari-Lynn Winters
  • Tokyo Digs a Garden by Jon-Erik Lappano and Kellen Hatanaka
  • Best of all, you can bring the little readers you love to The Word on the Street on September 25, 2016 to see these writers and many more in person! There will also be interactive activities on offer for children and teens, food sellers, and much more.

    For full contest rules, please click here.


    The Word On The Street is a is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere.

    The Word On The Street takes place in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen Quay West) on Sunday, September 25, 2016 and features dozens of fantastic author readings, kids programming, author signings, food tents and much more.

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