Reading for the Love of It 2014

RFTLOI2014Tundra Books will be exhibiting at Reading for the Love of It! Please visit us at booth #310 to learn about our new and upcoming books. And, we will be having author signings at our booth! With each author signing, we will be handing out complimentary copies of the title at a first come, first serve basis. So don’t forget! There’s a limited number of signed books to give away!

Marthe and Richard on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Viminy Crowes Comic BookViminy Crowe’s Comic Book
Written by Marthe Jocelyn and Richard Scrimger
Illustrated by Claudia Dávila
Hardcover | 336 Pages | Ages 9-12
ISBN 978-1-77049-479-4
eBook 978-1-77049-480-0
When chubby, geeky Wylder Wallace spills lunch on cool and aloof Addy Crowe at Toronto’s Comicon, she dashes to the bathroom, leaving behind the latest issue of her uncle’s steampunk comic hit. Wylder, a fan of the Flynn comics, opens this new one eagerly, astounded to see the girl who was just yelling at him inside the comic. Fascinated, he follows Addy into the bathroom, and the adventure begins…

Marthe on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
What We HideWhat We Hide
Written by Marthe Jocelyn
Hardcover | 288 Pages | Ages 14+
ISBN 978-1-77049-642-2
eBook 978-1-77049-644-6
Jenny and her brother Tom are off to England. Tom to university to dodge the Vietnam draft, Jenny to be the new girl at Illington Hall, which the students call Ill Hall. This is Jenny’s chance to finally be special and stand out, so when she arrives she tells everybody a lie. But in the small world of Ill Hall, everyone has secrets. Jenny pretends she has a boyfriend. Robbie and Luke pretend they don’t. Brenda won’t tell what happened with the school doctor. Percy won’t tell about his famous dad. Oona lies to everyone. Penelope lies only to herself.

Natale on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 10:15 a.m.
MillhouseMillhouse
Written by Natale Ghent
Hardcover | 192 Pages | Ages 7-10
ISBN 978-1-77049-639-2
eBook 978-1-77049-641-5
Fans of the I, Freddy series and Charlotte’s Web will be won over by this charming, delightfully told and illustrated story of a petshop misfit – a hairless guinea pig with a penchant for Shakespeare.

In addition, on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 12:00 p.m., we will be handing out posters and audio books for The Bambino and Me. There’s so much happening! Some of our authors are hosting sessions:

Thursday 9:00-10:15: Margriet Ruurs, “My Librarian is a Camel” at the Kenora Room
Thursday 12:45-2:00: Kevin Sylvester, “Make ‘em Laugh and Make ‘em Learn” at the Chestnut E & W
Friday 9:00-10:15: Margriet Ruurs, “Amazing Animals” at the Kenora Room
Friday 12:45-2:00: Kevin Sylvester, “Make ‘em Laugh and Make ‘em Learn” at the Dominion South

Follow @eysreading@TundraBooks, @nataleghent@scissorhouse, @richardscrimger, @margrietruurs, and @kevinarts on twitter! You can also follow #RFTLOI for the latest news and updates!

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Reading for the Love of It 2013

RFTLOI2013Tundra Books will be exhibiting at Reading for the Love of It this year! Please visit us at booth #519, we’re all friendly and happy to chat about books. Come by to flip through our new releases for Spring 2013, we have a few advance copies of books that aren’t out yet!

Tundra Books Booth #519 – Author Signings:

Thursday, February 21, 2013

  • 9:00 am: Eva Wiseman will be signing The Last Song
  • 1:00 pm: Susan Laidlaw will be signing An Infidel in Paradise

Friday, February 22, 2013

  • 10:00 am: Marthe Jocelyn will be signing Where Do You Look?

The Last Song An Infidel in Paradise Where Do You Look

S&B Booth #425 – Author Signings:

Thursday, February 21, 2013

  • 10:00 am: Heather Hartt-Sussman will be signing Here Comes Hortense!
  • 11:00 am: Shane Peacock will be signing The Dragon Turn
  • 12:00 pm: Karen Patkau will be signing Who Needs a Swamp?
  • 1:00 pm: Kevin Sylvester will be signing Splinters

Friday, February 22, 2013

  • 10:00 am: Monica Kulling will be signing In the Bag!

Here Comes Hortense! The Dragon Turn Who Needs a Swamp Splinters In the Bag!

Follow @TundraBooks, @eysreading,@SusanLaidlaw1, @scissorhouse@kevinarts, @HeatherHartt, and @Shane_Author on twitter for updates and signing reminders!

Reading for the Love of It 2012


Tundra Books will be exhibiting at booth #618 at Reading for the Love of It, which starts tomorrow! Teachers will be gathering at the Sheraton Centre Hotel and visiting the exhibits from February 9th to the 10th.

Please come by to learn about our new and upcoming books. You can also pick up catalogs, posters, and bookmarks for your classrooms.

We will also have author signings! Be sure to line-up early, the complimentary books will be available on a first come, first serve basis.

Author signings on Thursday, February 9:

Michael Bedard will be signing ARCs of The Green Man at 10:30 AM
Hardcover | 320 page | Ages 10-14
ISBN: 978-1-77049-285-1
eBook: 978-1-77049-293-6
Teenaged O – never call her Ophelia – is about to spend the summer with her aunt Emily. Emily is a poet and the owner of an antiquarian book store, The Green Man. At once an exploration of poetry, a story of family relationships, and an intriguing mystery, The Green Man is Michael Bedard at his finest.

Nan Forler will be signing Winterberries and Apple Blossoms at 12:30 PM
Illustrated by Peter Etril Snyder
Hardcover | 40 pages | All ages
ISBN: 978-1-77049-254-7
The poems and recipes are perfectly complemented by Peter Etril Snyder’s lovely paintings. Winterberries and Apple Blossoms is a beautifully produced book, perfect for gift-giving, or sharing with anyone who appreciates simple, enduring values.

Author signings on Friday, February 10:

Karen Patkau will be signing Who Needs a Jungle?, Who Needs a Swamp?, and Who Needs an Iceberg? at 1:00 PM
Hardcover | 32 pages | Ages 7-10
ISBN: 978-0-88776-992-4
In Who Needs a Jungle? we learn about its vital role in providing us with oxygen, food, medicinal ingredients, and raw materials we use every day. Who Needs a Swamp? explores wetlands and their importance in the food chain and in preserving our soil and clean water. Who Needs an Iceberg? talks about the shrinking Arctic Ice Cap.

Rina Singh and Farida Zaman will be signing Nearly Nonsense: Hoja Tales from Turkey at 2:15 PM
Hardcover | 48 Pages | Ages 5-8
ISBN: 978-0-88776-974-0
Though the ten Hoja stories presented by Rina Singh and richly illustrated by Farida Zaman are funny, each one contains such insight into human nature that Sufi teachers use them to illustrate their teachings. Traditional Turkish Hoja stories are much-loved throughout Asia, and Nearly Nonsense brings them to a North American readership sure to enjoy them and, through laughter, to learn from them.

Follow Tundra Books on twitter for signing reminders!

Reading for the Love of It Wrap Up

At Reading for the Love of It, teachers descend past these escalators to visit the exhibits and learn about new books and products for their classroom:

A glimpse at the Lower Concourse in the Sheraton Centre. Notice the red and white booths!

Nan Forler signing copies of Bird Child for the teachers in line.

Nan Forler is all smiles!

We also had J. Torres (Alison Dare, The Heart of the Maiden), Monica Kulling (It’s a Snap!), and Theo Caldwell (Finn the half-Great) signing at our booth. If you were not able to attend, the three of them will be signing at OLA Super Conference next week! Please visit us at booth #720 and we will see you there!

Reading for the Love of It 2010

Will you be attending Reading for the Love of It this year? The conference will be taking place on February 11-12, 2010 at the Sheraton Centre in downtown Toronto.

Tundra will be at booth #431 to tell you about our new and upcoming books! You can come by to pick up catalogues, F&Gs (Folded & Gathered pages), chapbooks, posters, postcards, and bookmarks. We will also have author signings at our booth!

On Thursday, February 11th at 12:15, Nan Forler will be signing finished copies of Bird Child

On Friday, Feburary 12th at 11:00am, J. Torres will be signing chapbooks of Alison Dare, The Heart of the Maiden. Then at 1pm, Monica Kulling will be signing finished copies of It’s a Snap! Finally, at 2pm, we have Theo Caldwell signing finished copies of Finn the half-Great.

  

Be sure to line-up early, there are a limited amount of signed books for you to take home and read!