First Book Canada at Word on the Street Toronto
September 21, 2014
Karen Patkau, award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children, autographed copies of her book Who Needs an ICEBERG? for First Book Canada.
To date, First Book has distributed more than 100 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education by making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis.
Word on the Street Toronto
September 21, 2014
2:15 PM at the Children’s Activity Tent
Come and play the ECOSYSTEM SURVIVAL GAME with Karen Patkau, author and illustrator of Who Needs a Desert?, Who Needs a Prairie? and Who Needs a Reef? – three new books in her Ecosystem Series. Enter an imaginary ecosystem and become a herbivore, omnivore or carnivore – always searching for “food and water.” Whether you are a plant-eater or a meat-eater, you must struggle to stay alive in this treacherous environment that is your home.
The Nanaimo Children’s Literature Roundtable Presents:
Saturday May 3rd DOWNTOWN NANAIMO
Join Canadian Authors & Illustrators
For a fun-packed day of story and entertainment!
Karen Patkau presents at the Nanaimo Conference Centre: Session A 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM and Session C 1:15 PM – 2:00 PM. Ages 7+
Who Needs a Swamp? Who Needs an Iceberg? Who Needs a Jungle? Karen will reveal the answers to these questions and much more! Discover how each remarkable ecosystem is a community of living things interacting with their environment, a habitat for unique plants and animals, a provider of food and shelter for residents and a contributor of life-sustaining services for the whole planet.
Karen Patkau presents at the Literacy for Life Conference
May 6 – 8, 2013
Saskatoon Public Schools is proud to present the 8th annual Literacy for Life Conference from May 6 – 8, 2013. The conference offers numerous sessions with nationally and internationally recognized authors, illustrators, storytellers and journalists to inspire over 3,500 students and adults on the journey towards literacy. This year’s theme is “Literacy, The Pathway to a Richer Future.”
Word on the Street Kitchener
September 23, 2012
2PM at the Kitchener City Hall
Karen Patkau presents her Ecosystem Series including: Who Needs a Swamp?, Who Needs an Iceberg? and Who Needs a Jungle? at Word on the Street.
First Book Canada
May 20, 2012
Students at Brampton’s Eastbourne Drive Public School and North Kipling Junior Middle School received hundreds of storybooks during recent special deliveries by Peel Regional Police and First Book Canada. Karen Patkau, award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children, was also on hand to read to children from her most recent books.
More than 30,000 brand new age-appropriate books are being donated to approximately 50 schools and programs across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) through the Telus Terrific Tales program.
TD Canadian Children’s Book Week
May 5 to May 12, 2012
Award-winning author and illustrator Karen Patkau will be touring Nova Scotia for TD Canadian Children’s Book Week.
5th Blue Met Children’s Festival
April 23, 2012
Karen Patkau presented her new Ecosystem Series to an enthusiastic audience of grade 3 & 4 students at the Westmount Public Library in Montreal, Quebec. The reading venue was held in a beautiful room of the original old library.
Festival of Stories
August 16, 2009 – 2 PM at the Georgina Pioneer Village
Author and illustrator Karen Patkau reads and shows artwork from a selection of her award-winning picture books.
Calgary Public Library
April 30, 2009
Author and illustrator Karen Patkau presents her picture books at the Fish Creek Library Branch at 10 AM and the Signal Hill Branch at 2:30 PM. Ideal for grades 2 to 4.
CANSCAIP’S 24th Annual Packaging Your Imagination
November 1, 2008 at Victoria College, University of Toronto
9:15 −10:40 AM
CAVE PAINTING TO COMPUTER: Working in Different Mediums From low to high-tech and in between – Karen Patkau will talk about illustration methods, pros and cons of materials, and ways to expand your skills. Slides of her work, original artwork and picture books will illustrate the discussion.
Word on the Street Toronto
September 28, 2008
2 PM at the Children’s Reading Tent
Karen Patkau presents her CREATURES Yesterday and Today, Tundra Books 2008.
Keep Toronto Reading for Kids
Storytelling Tour of the Royal Ontario Museum
February 9, 2008 2 – 4 pm
Karen Patkau reads CREATURES Yesterday and Today at the Patrick and Barbara Keenan Family Gallery of Hands-on Biodiversity, Level 2.