Festival Weekend – September 26-27

september, 2020

27sep1:00 pm1:45 pmFeaturedVirtual EventWhere’s The Sequel Already!?Alisha Sevigny, Kenneth Oppel1:00 pm - 1:45 pm EST

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Rising star Alisha Sevigny and author of beloved classics Kenneth Oppel read from their highly anticipated series sequels and share a trade secret or two on how they keep their readers hooked and impatient for more. For teens and young adult readers.

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Alisha Sevigny

Alisha Sevigny is the author of The Lost Scroll of the Physician, the first book in the Secrets of the Sands series, and the acclaimed young adult novels Summer Constellations and Kissing Frogs. She lives in Toronto.

Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel is the author of numerous award-winning books for young readers, including the Silverwing trilogy, Airborn, The Nest, Inkling, and Bloom. He lives in Toronto with his wife and three children. Visit him online at www.kennethoppel.ca.



Fans left desperate for more at the end of Bloom will dive into this second book of the trilogy–where the danger mounts and alien creatures begin to hatch.

AuthorKenneth Oppel

The Desert Prince

During Ancient Egypt’s Second Intermediate Period, Sesha, a young physician in training, her brother, Ky, and her fellow scribe Paser strive to save Egypt and outwit the power-hungry Queen Anat.

In the second book in the series, the lines in the sand become blurred as Sesha comes to know and respect the Hyksos, Egypt’s enemies, and she wonders what she can do to prevent them from going to war with her people.

AuthorAlisha Sevigny


(Sunday) 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm EST