Tots-8-Main-Checkerboard-Banner-FBOur 8th Annual TOTSAPALOOZA Festival of top picture book authors, indie-rock bands and D.I.Y. crafts, for book-lovers aged 2-8, is taking place at 1pm on Saturday, February 6th at Revival Nightclub (783 College).

This year’s literary line-up is truly awesome:
Neil Pasricha, author of the bestselling The Book of Awesome series, unveils his picture book Awesome Is Everywhere.
• Author Lindsay Mattick’s widely-lauded Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World’s Most Famous Bear.
• Governor General Award-winning Artist Cybẻle Young shows her stunning Some Things I’ve Lost.
• A sneak peek at celebrated creator-CBC Broadcaster Kevin Sylvester’s latest picture book Super Duper Monster Viewer, which lands in stories in April.

Craftician Kalpna Patel will design DIY crafts inspired by these titles.  We’re super excited that Kalpna’s part of this year’s TOTSAPALOOZA. Chatelaine Magazine explains why you should be too (click here).


  • Indie-roots rock trio Bellwoods Trinity
  •  DJ Matt Blackett, of Spacing Magazine, (AKA DJ Castlefrank) spinning!
  •  Choreography for the audience by Anne-Marie Williams of Movement Lab.
  •  A Family Photo Booth
  •  Handmade snacks from Wanda’s Pie-in-the-Sky’s pop-up bakery.

Books will be available for purchase and signing at the event.

TOTS-8-BlogTO-BannerSmall Print Toronto gratefully acknowledges the generous support of The Ontario Arts Council.




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