Past BookFests

This page contains information about past BookFests, including profiles of our past authors.


In 2018, five authors visited us in Killaloe and district:


2017 BookFest Poster

In 2017, five authors visited us in Killaloe and district:

Ted Staunton                 Read his Profile

Melanie Florence        Read her Profile

Kevin Sylvester            Read his Profile

Bill Slavin                       Read his Profile

Helaine Becker           Read her Profile


Killaloe Kids BookFest 2016 was a roaring success!

2016 BookFest Poster

The following profiles contain a few snippets about each author.  Much more information can be found on their own websites.

Inaugural Killaloe Kids BookFest

In 2016, Killaloe Kids BookFest received Provincial Support!

Ontario Trillium Foundation

The Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) is an agency of the Government of Ontario, and Canada’s largest granting foundation. Over $110 million is awarded annually to some 1000 nonprofit and charitable organizations across the province. The Killaloe Kids BookFest is proud to be a 2016 grant recipient.

About – Information about the partners and organizers bringing these events to you.

Authors – The children’s authors, the dates, times and places of their visits.

Sponsors – The businesses, groups, and individuals who help inaugurate the annual Killaloe Kids BookFest.

Documents – Background, news, articles, and other information.

Volunteer – Let us know if you have ability in any of these areas, and come join the team.

Contribute – The Killaloe Kids BookFest will be sustainable only if the community can contribute financially.

Past BookFests – Find out about all the authors who have visited in the past.