Media Advisory - Photo/Interview Opportunity - 11th Annual TD Canadian Children's Literature Award to Be Presented November 18

– Winner to receive $30,000 – one of the largest prizes in Canadian Children's Literature –

TORONTO, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW/ -

WHAT:

On November 18, TD Bank Group and the Canadian Children's Book Centre will recognize the best in Canadian children's literature at an awards gala in Toronto. One of five finalists will take home the coveted TD Canadian Children's Literature Award for the most distinguished English-language children's book of the year, along with the $30,000 prize. The remaining four finalists will share in a $10,000 prize. One lucky young Canadian will also present the $5,000 CBC Fan Choice Award, as voted on by Canadians ages 5 to 13.



WHEN:

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


7:15 p.m.

Award presentations begin


8:30 p.m.

Interview opportunities with winner and finalists



Note: additional interview opportunities available November 19, 2015



WHERE: 

The Carlu – 7th Floor


444 Yonge St.


Toronto, ON



WHO:

Alec Morley, Senior Vice-President, TD Bank Group


Daryl Novak, President of the Board, Canadian Children's Book Centre


Charlotte Teeple, Executive Director, Canadian Children's Book Centre


Alan Convery, Director, Community Relations, TD Bank Group




The nominees for the English-language TD Canadian Children's Literature Award:




Any Questions?  (Groundwood Books)


Written by Marie-Louise Gay




A Brush Full of Colour: The World of Ted Harrison (Pajama Press)


Written by Margriet Ruurs and Katherine Gibson




Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress (Groundwood Books)


Written by Christine Baldacchino


Illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant




From Vimy to Victory: Canada's Fight to the Finish in World War I (Scholastic Canada)


Written by Hugh Brewster




The Night Gardener (Penguin Canada)


Written by Jonathan Auxier

 

SOURCE TD Bank Group



For further information: To RSVP, for more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: Sheri Papps / Jessica Squibb, Paradigm Public Relations, 416-413-5207 / 416-413-5201, spapps@paradigmpr.ca / jsquibb@paradigmpr.ca; Natasha Ferrari, TD Bank Group, 416-983-7180, natasha.ferrari@td.com

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