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  • November 22, 2017

Jan Thornhill’s ‘The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk’ wins $30,000 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award

Alec Morley, Senior Vice President, Digital Channels, TD Bank Group, congratulates Canadian children’s author Jan Thornhill as the winner of the 2017 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award for her book, The Tragic Tale of the Great Auk. As the winner, Thornhill will take home the top prize of $30,000 – one of the largest of […] Read more


  • November 20, 2017

The joy of reading comes to life at this year’s Toronto Santa Claus Parade

TD’s support to children’s literacy was on full display as part of its Joy of Reading float at the Toronto Santa Claus Parade on November 19. Bringing the magic of reading to life for the more than 750,000 parade visitors, TD also invited five local children to take part in the float in recognition of […] Read more


  • October 20, 2017

550,000 Canadian students to receive copy of Good Morning, Canada through TD Grade One Book Giveaway

Grade one students from sea to shining sea will be introduced to a very Canadian morning with their own, special edition copy of Good Morning, Canada. CBC shares news of the 2017 TD Grade One Book Giveaway.  Read more


  • October 17, 2017

Grade One Students Wake up to Good Morning, Canada

Grade 1 students from coast-to-coast will be cheering Good Morning, Canada, as TD and the Canadian Children’s Book Centre kicks off the 18th annual TD Grade One Book Giveaway this October. As Canada’s largest free book distribution program for school-aged children, more than 550,000 special edition copies of Good Morning, Canada by Andrea Lynn Beck will be distributed to Grade 1 students nationwide. To […] Read more


  • October 16, 2017

Meet the finalists for the $30K 2017 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award

CBC shares the five finalists for the 2017 TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, an annual prize awarded to the best Canadian book of the year for readers up to the age of 12.   Read more


  • October 10, 2017

The vote is on: Young readers across Canada to pick the winner of the CBC Fan Choice Contest

Calling all young readers from across Canada; it’s time to get online and vote for your favourite TD Canadian Children’s Literature Awards finalist. The book with the most votes will be crowned the winner of the CBC Fan Choice Contest. One lucky voter will also receive a $500 prize, as well as a visit by […] Read more


  • September 7, 2017

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2017 CANADIAN CHILDREN’S BOOK CENTRE AWARDS

$135,000 in prize monies to be awarded Toronto (September 7, 2017) – The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is delighted to announce the finalists for the following eight major awards for Canadian children’s books: TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award ($30,000) Prix TD de littérature canadienne pour l’enfance et la jeunesse ($30,000) Marilyn Baillie Picture Book […] Read more


  • July 28, 2017

The Best Books For Your Kids To Read In Summer 2017

Inspire kids to continue reading outside the classroom with Huffington Post’s summer 2017 book list. Read more


  • July 21, 2017

Tips to help keep kids reading this summer

With school out, it can be a challenge to keep kids reading throughout the summer. Check out these summer reading tips in Oh Baby! Magazine from Lisa Heggum, Manager of Youth Services & Special Projects at the Toronto Public Library and advocate of the TD Summer Reading Club. Read more


  • July 13, 2017

Keep your kids learning all summer long

Learning isn’t just for classrooms! From joining a reading club to volunteering, keep kids learning throughout the summer with these tips from Ottawa Parenting Times. Read more


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