Kids Pop unveils its program of activities during the festival on Sunday, October 1, from 13h to 16h!
First there will be the POP’s bookfair for tiny dreamers and trouble-makers, an off-brand Scholastic’s book fair for and by kids, and it’s free !
From 13h, come to Maktaba Bookshop’s reading nook for their Children Are The Future pop-up. Expect cozy vibes and a curated selection of books to browse. Make time to join them for a reading of “Shams” with the author and founder of Maktaba Bookshop, Sundus Abdul Hadi. At the fair expect books by local vendors and small presses; including Édition Dent-de-Lion, Magazine Grilled Cheese and Monsieur Ed.
There will be a zine workshop running throughout the event to make your very own books to showcase. Les Biblios du Plateau will also have a booth to sign up for a library card and to borrow books on the spot!
Schedule of events:
13h — Zine making workshop (Rialto Hall)
13h30 — Maktaba storytime with Sundus Abdul Hadi (Rialto Hall)
14h — Grand Chief Salamoo Cook is Coming to Town! (Rialto Theatre)
Once upon a magical time, a rabbit named Weeskits hurried home to Kisoos—a town known as the Earth’s belly button—to deliver some thrilling news: Grand Chief Salamoo Cook Is Coming to Town! Join acclaimed author Tomson Highway alongside vocalists Moe Clark, Coral Egan, Marie-Christine Depestre, Elie Haroun, and a full band for a performance of Highway’s laugh-out-loud riot of a tale. Featuring nine jazzy songs performed in Cree and narration by Todd Houseman.
This event is $5 for those under 16 and $10 for those over 16*, and is co-presented by La Montagne Secrète.
15h — Book signing with Tomson Highway (Rialto Hall)