The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC) is excited to announce the touring creators for Canadian Children’s Book Week/Tournée Lire à tout vent 2023. Thirty-two creators (25 authors, 6 illustrators, and 1 storyteller) have been selected to take part in this hybrid tour and share their love of reading with young people in schools, libraries and homes all across Canada. Established in 1977, the upcoming national tour will take place from April 30–May 6, 2023.

The English-language touring creators for 2023 are:

* indicates first-time participant

Caroline Addersonauthor

Dustin Archibaldauthor*

Sophie Casson, illustrator *

Marty Chanauthor

Jeni Chenillustrator*

Tziporah Cohenauthor*

Peggy Collinsauthor/illustrator*

Sara de Waardauthor*

Khodi Dillauthor*

Jennifer Fariaillustrator*

Joan Marie Galatauthor

Joshua Goudieauthor*

Shauntay Grantauthor*

Kathy Jessupstoryteller

Kathy Kacerauthor

Edward Kayauthor*

Rukhsana Khanauthor

Karen Krossingauthor

Lydia Lukidis, author*

Carol Matasauthor

Sarena and Sasha Nanuaauthors*

Alisha Sevigny, author*

Emil Sherauthor

Erin Silverauthor*

Sadé Smithauthor*

Carey Sookocheffauthor/illustrator

Ted Stauntonauthor and Josh Rosenillustrator*

J. Torresauthor

Linda Trinhauthor*

Farida Zamanillustrator*

The French-language touring creators for 2023 are:

Lou Beauchesneauthor/illustrator

Dïana Béliceauthor

Dana Blueauthor

Lora Boisvertauthor

Édith Bourgetauthor

Carolyn Chouinardauthor

Rachel Gravelineauthor

Geneviève Côtéauthor/illustrator

Stéphanie Deslauriersauthor

Pierrette Dubéauthor

Geneviève Dumaisauthor

Jean-Pierre Guilletauthor

Olivier Hamelauthor

Valerie Harveyauthor

Jocelyn Jaletteauthor/illustrator

Justine Laberge-Vaugeoisauthor/illustrator

Jannick Lachapelleauthor

Sarah Lalondeauthor

Marc-André Pilonauthor

Manon Plouffeauthor

Paul Rouxauthor/illustrator

Julie Royerauthor