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Let’s Take Over City Hall’s Rotunda – A Call for Volunteers

We’re taking over Toronto City Hall’s Rotunda for a whole weekend as part of this year’s Doors Open Festival (May 27-28).  It will be the construction site of Mouse City Chronicles, five consecutive model city-building workshops. Each one will be … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars: 150 Years of Mouse City

The recent spotlight on Canada’s 150th anniversary prompted us to wonder: How would Toronto’s transformation over the past 15 decades be reflected in its twin urban hub for storybook mice, Mouse City? Leading urban affairs writers such as Matt Blackett, … Continue reading

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Photos of Mouse City Transit With Jane Farrow

Author, broadcaster and community organizer Jane Farrow conducted a lively Mouse City Transit workshop at The 519 community centre. Urban planners aged 6-8 were so engaged by the project that they chose to skip their mid-morning snack and keep working … Continue reading

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“F is for Family” with Qin Leng

We’re delighted to announce that the next installment in our ABC DIY series of alphabet book-making workshops, “F is For Family,” will be conducted by Qin Leng, illustrator of A FAMILY IS A FAMILY IS A FAMILY by Sara O’Leary.  … Continue reading

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Photos of ‘C is for Canada’ with Paul Covello

A sold-out crowd of young storytellers braved the cold to hear artist-author Paul Covello present his latest book, CANADA ABC, make their own alphabet books and draw ‘author photos.’ Parents were also enchanted by the Canadiana, vintage furniture and new … Continue reading

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Photos of TOTSAPALOOZA #9

Our 9th annual TOTSAPALOOZA festival of exceptional picture books, indie music and DIY crafts drew 425 book-lovers, tall and small, to Revival on Saturday, February 4. Here are some of the highlights: (clockwise, top) Tyler Clark Burke launches BILL BOWERBIRD … Continue reading

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