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Contest! Win a Prize Pack for the Whole Family from the Word on the Street

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The family that reads together, stays together, so don't miss the chance to enter our newest contest in partnership with Toronto's favourite outdoor literary festival, The Word On The Street! This great big, family-friendly prize pack has books that everyone will love, so enter today!

To be included in the final draw, send your name and mailing address to contests@openbooktoronto.com with the subject line WOTS: FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY by 11:59p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2016. One winner will be selected and contacted regarding prize collection at this year's festival.

The contest prize pack includes copies of:

  • Burt's Way Home by John Martz
  • To Greet Yourself Arriving by Michael Fraser
  • Endgame by Jeffrey Round
  • Thirteen Shells by Nadia Bozak
  • The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall
  • Change Up: How to Make the Great Game of Baseball Even Better by Buck Martinez (with Dan Robson)
  • The Pitiful Human Lizard by Jason Loo
  • Rush Hour Meals by Rose Reisman

Don't miss checking out these authors in person on Sunday, September 25, 2016 at The Word on the Street!

For full contest rules, please click here.
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The Word On The Street is a is a national celebration of literacy and the written word. Each September, in communities coast to coast, the public is invited to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops and to browse a marketplace that boasts the best selection of Canadian books and magazines you'll find anywhere.

The Word On The Street takes place in Toronto at the Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen Quay West) on Sunday, September 25, 2016 and features dozens of fantastic author readings, kids programming, author signings, food tents and much more.


Grace O'Connell is the Contributing Editor for Open Book: Toronto and the author of Magnified World (Random House Canada). She also writes a book column for This Magazine.

For more information about Magnified World please visit the Random House Canada website.

Buy this book at your local independent bookstore or online at Chapters/Indigo or Amazon.