Garbutt, Loretta (Toronto, ON)

Loretta Garbutt is based in Toronto, ON.


  • TWUC member
  • Canscaip member
  • SCBWI member


  • English
  • JK-GR 4

30-min presentation – $150

Loretta has been a story teller and performer for years and her interaction with groups of children is one of her favourite things to do. 

Loretta has been enjoying class visits since her first picture book, A Stopwatch from Grampa was published in 2020. Questions from students is what she loves best, the one on one discussion and the surprises that  come from those discussions. Loretta likes to keep her presentations fresh full of interaction. 

Contact Loretta to book a visit…

    Barker, Michelle (Vancouver)

    Vancouver. Writers’ Union member (schools may be eligible for travel and fee subsidies).

    Award-winning author of poetry, a historical picture book, two YA historical novels, YA fantasy novel, short fiction, and non- fiction. Winner of the Amy Mathers Teen Book Award (2019); Kirkus Best YA Historical Fiction (2018); TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award finalist (2016). All ages.

    Michelle’s rate is $225 for one presentation, $400 for two, $600 for three, and $750 for four. No travel costs within the GTA. Because she’s coming from out of town, Michelle requires two or more bookings. Online presentations available: $100 for 50 minutes. Continue reading “Barker, Michelle (Vancouver)”

    Storms, Patricia (Toronto)

    Writers’ Union Member. Fun and funny cartoonist, children’s illustrator and picture book author and ukulele lady. $300 + HST for 1 session, $500 for 2, $800 for 3 and $1,000 for 4. Continue reading “Storms, Patricia (Toronto)”

    Bailey, Linda (Vancouver BC)

    Vancouver BC. Writers’ Union Member and eligible for subsidies. Vancouver BC. Writers’ Union Member and eligible for subsidies. Multiple award-winner across Canada including Blue Spruce (x2), Silver Birch and Arthur Ellis (x2) Awards, as well as in the U.S. (California Reading Medal, Georgia Storybook Award).

    PLEASE NOTE: Linda is NOT currently doing visits

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