From the Canadian Children's Book Centre:
"TD Canadian Children’s Book Week will take place from May 5-12, 2012.
Applications to host a Book Week 2012 touring author, illustrator or storyteller are now open! Invite an author, illustrator or storyteller to your school, library or community centre today and share the magic of books and reading!
TD Canadian Children's Book Week is the single most important national event celebrating Canadian children's books and the importance of reading.Twenty-nine English-speaking authors, illustrators and storytellers will be visiting schools, libraries, bookstores and community centres in every province and territory across the country. Over 35,000 children, teens and adults will take part in the readings and workshops that will be given by the Book Week touring authors, illustrators and storytellers.
Visit http://www.bookweek.ca/book-week/2012/whos-on-tour to learn more about the authors, illustrators and storytellers that will tour in your province or territory.
Visit http://www.bookweek.ca/application to apply today.
The deadline to apply is November 30, 2011".