Wordsfest: Almost Epic Squad (8+)

November 2, 2019 at 11:00am

Wordsfest: Almost Epic Squad (age 8+) 

11-11:45 am 

Almost Epic Squad Author Event with Kevin Sylvester, Ted Staunton, Lesley Livington and Richard Scrimger 

11:50 - 2 pm Autographs and Activities in the Library Commons

Saturday, November 2 

Central Library

The Almost Epic Squad is an unforgettable new multi-author, middle grade series about ordinary kids who develop some very unusual superpowers. Presenting together are the four superstar Canadian children’s authors who are the masterminds behind this explosively hilarious series: Kevin Sylvester, Ted Staunton, Lesley Livingston and Richard Scrimger. Fasten your seatbeats, you’re in for a wildly fun ride. Following the show, families can meet the authors for autographs and enjoy a variety of epic activities, including magic tricks, creating a collaborative superhero comic, button-making, discover-your-superpower-challenge station, face-painting, pizza ($1.50/slice) and more. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Western Bookstore (cash only). This event is hosted in partnership with Words Festival. 




Authors & Presenters


Richard Scrimger


Richard Scrimger is an award-winning author for young readers.

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Lesley Livingston


Lesley Livingston is a young adult author.

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Ted Staunton


Ted Staunton is a speaker, performer, and writer.

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Kevin Sylvester


Kevin Sylvester is an award winning illustrator, author and broadcaster.

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