“Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob airs Aug 7/13)

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“Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob airs Aug 7/13)

Post by janet » Mon Jul 22, 2013 4:29 pm

Finally! “Bookaboo – The Canada Tour” is airing in Canada!! Episodes air 10:00 a.m. ET weekdays and Saturdays at 7:15 a.m. ET on Kids’ CBC.

The “Toads on Toast” episode with guest Jacob Hoggard aired in UK on April 7, 2013 – read more here: viewtopic.php?f=18&t=80375


'A story a day or I just can't play' ... Bookaboo’s motto

WATCH EPISODE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XMhlQ0QUaN8

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The following paragraph explains the book donation to First Book Canada by the publishers of the books read on the Bookaboo Canada Tour:

"... for every episode their books are featured on the show, publishers have agreed to donate 1,000 copies to First Book Canada, which will distribute them to needy families across the country."

The full article can be found at: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/07/25 ... -the-dogs/

A thread about the donation of books has been started in the Hearts and Goals section of the message board: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=80397

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Teaser video:






Website: http://www.cbc.ca/parents

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CBC Kids has released the schedule for the first few episodes. I’m still trying to find when Jacob’s “Toads on Toast” episode will air. CBC is not following the same schedule as the show aired in the UK (see below).

The following listing of episodes airing July 17 to 23 can be found at: http://www.cbc.ca/parents/2013/07/booka ... sodes.html

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Here’s a full list with details of the episodes as they aired in the UK: http://www.agile-ideas.com/bookaboo-back

Bookaboo is scheduled to run in two blocks this spring, with each block containing 14 episodes featuring the below special guests, picture books and contributing publishers:

BLOCK 1

Warduff and the Corncob Caper by Mat Head (Andersen Press) read by Jason Priestley 23/02/13

The Great Snortle Hunt by Claire Freedman and Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster) read by Adam Beech 24/02/13

Walter & The No Need To Worry Suit by Rachel Bright (Harper Collins) read by Sheila McCarthy 02/03/13

Scruffy Bear and The Six White Mice by Christopher Wormell (Random House - Jonathan Cape) read by Gordon Pinsent 03/03/13

The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie (Simon & Schuster) read by Kate Nash 09/03/13

Ping and Pong are Best Friends...Mostly by Tim Hopgood (Simon & Schuster) read by James Keylon 10/03/13

Good Little Wolf by Nadia Shireen (Random House) read by Dave Gorman 16/03/13

Drumheller Dinosaur by Robert Heidbreder, Bill Slavin and Esperanca Melo (Kids Can Press) read by Fefe Dobson 17/03/13

Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort (Simon & Schuster) read by Julie Payette 23/03/13

The Great Sheep Shenanigans by Peter Bently and Mei Matsuoka (Andersen Press) read by Sean Cullen 24/03/13

Leave Me Alone by Kes Gray and Lee Wildish (Hachette) read by Georges Laraque 30/03/13

The Subway Mouse by Barbara Reid (Scholastic Canada Ltd) read by Jian Ghomeshi 31/03/13

The Talent Show by Jo Hodgkinson (Andersen) read by Amy Jo Johnson 06/04/13

Toads on Toast by Linda Bailey and Colin Jack (Kids Can Press) read by Jacob Hoggard 07/04/13

BLOCK 2

Whiffy Wilson: the Wolf Who Wouldn’t Wash by Caryl Hart and Leonie Lord (Orchard) read by Zaib Shaikh 29/06/13

Grandma Bendy by Izy Penguin (Maverick Arts Publishing) read by Tara Spencer 06/07/13

A Bedtime for Bear by Bonny Becker and Kady Macdonald Denton (Candlewick Press) read by Melinda Shankar, date tbc

Larf by Ashley Spires (Kids Can Press) read by Bret Hart, date tbc

The Busy Beaver by Nicholas Oldland (Kids Can Press) read by Cathy Jones, date tbc

Stanley’s Party by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin (Kids Can Press) by Nico Archarchambault, date tbc

Mr Kings Things by Geneviève Côté (Kids Can Press) read by Joannie Rochette, date tbc

My Think-A-Ma-Jink by Dave Whamond (Owlkids Books) read by Jeff Stinko, date tbc

Cookiebot! A Harry and Horsie Adventure by Katie Van Camp and Lincoln Agnew (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins US) read by Hugh Dillon, date tbc

Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt (Happy Cat Books) read by Peter Mansbridge, date tbc

The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear by David Bruins and Hilary Leung (Kids Can Press) read by Anthony Calvillo, date tbc

Plus 2 other titles which are TBC"


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NOTE: Following Message Board rules, this will be something we can not post a downloadable link for (you know what to do ;) ). If the episode finds it's way to YouTube or on the Kids' CBC website, we will add a link here for you to follow and watch online.

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Re: “Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob)

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Re: “Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob)

Post by janet » Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:22 pm

Teaser video (has been added to the first post):


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Post by jan - brit » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:06 pm

janet wrote:Teaser video (has been added to the first post):

Seriously this is the most f'cking adorable thing I've ever seen!!! .. and Jake's not too bad in it either ;)

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Post by lisakelly » Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:17 pm

TOOOOO CUTE! Love your screencaps Janet - the faces are priceless!!! <3
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Post by Robin » Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:53 pm

I must see this haha. Tere's actually a few people I wouldn't mind seeing. Nico Archarchambault? I danced for him a couple times :P
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Post by Tanou » Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:19 pm

THIS IS SOOO CUUUTE!!! <3

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Post by dani_hedley » Mon Jul 29, 2013 7:43 am

This is way tooooooo cute! Love it!
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Re: “Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob)

Post by janet » Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:55 pm

Still trying to find the airing date for Canada ...

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Re: “Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob)

Post by janet » Fri Aug 02, 2013 2:07 pm

KidsCBC are updating the episode listing: http://www.cbc.ca/parents/2013/07/booka ... sodes.html


The Bookaboo airing dates for Canada, as of August 2, 2013, are:

Wednesday, July 17: Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt (Happy Cat Books); read by Peter Mansbridge

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Thursday, July 18: Walter & The No Need To Worry Suit by Rachel Bright (Harper Collins); read by Sheila McCarthy

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Friday, July 19: The Great Snortle Hunt by Claire Freedman and Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster); read by Adam Beech

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Saturday, July 20 (repeat): Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt (Happy Cat Books); read by Peter Mansbridge

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Monday, July 22: The Talent Show by Jo Hodgkinson (Andersen); read by Amy Jo Johnson

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Tuesday, July 23: The Subway Mouse by Barbara Reid (Scholastic Canada Ltd); read by Jian Ghomeshi

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Wednesday, July 24: Warduff and the Corncob Caper by Mat Head (Andersen Press); read by Jason Priestley

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Thursday, July 25: Drumheller Dinosaur by Robert Heidbreder, Bill Slavin and Esperanca Melo (Kids Can Press); read by Fefe Dobson

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Friday, July 26: Whiffy Wilson: the Wolf Who Wouldn’t Wash by Caryl Hart and Leonie Lord (Orchard); read by Zaib Shaikh

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Saturday, July 27 (repeat): Walter & The No Need To Worry Suit by Rachel Bright (Harper Collins); read by Sheila McCarthy

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Monday, July 29: Ping and Pong are Best Friends...Mostly by Tim Hopgood (Simon & Schuster); read by James Keylon

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Tuesday, July 30: Grandma Bendy by Izy Penguin (Maverick Arts Publishing); read by Tara Spencer

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Wednesday, July 31: The Great Sheep Shenanigans by Peter Bently and Mei Matsuoka (Andersen Press); read by Sean Cullen

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Wednesday, Thursday, August 1: The Worst Princess by Anna Kemp and Sara Ogilvie (Simon & Schuster); read by Kate Nash

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Friday, August 2: Leave Me Alone by Kes Gray and Lee Wildish (Hachette); read by Georges Laraque

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Saturday, August 3 (repeat): The Great Snortle Hunt by Claire Freedman and Kate Hindley (Simon & Schuster); read by Adam Beech

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Monday, August 5: Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort (Simon & Schuster); read by Julie Payette

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Tuesday, August 6: Scruffy Bear and The Six White Mice by Christopher Wormell (Random House - Jonathan Cape); read by Gordon Pinsent

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Saturday, August 10 (repeat): The Talent Show by Jo Hodgkinson (Andersen); read by Amy Jo Johnson

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Saturday, August 17 (repeat): The Subway Mouse by Barbara Reid (Scholastic Canada Ltd); read by Jian Ghomeshi

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Saturday August 24 (repeat): Warduff and the Corncob Caper by Mat Head (Andersen Press); read by Jason Priestley

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Saturday, August 31 (repeat): Drumheller Dinosaur by Robert Heidbreder, Bill Slavin and Esperanca Melo (Kids Can Press); read by Fefe Dobson

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Date TBA: Good Little Wolf by Nadia Shireen (Random House); read by Dave Gorman

Date TBA: Toads on Toast by Linda Bailey and Colin Jack (Kids Can Press); read by Jacob Hoggard

Date TBA: A Bedtime for Bear by Bonny Becker and Kady Macdonald Denton (Candlewick Press); read by Melinda Shankar

Date TBA: Larf by Ashley Spires (Kids Can Press); read by Bret Hart

Date TBA: The Busy Beaver by Nicholas Oldland (Kids Can Press); read by Cathy Jones

Date TBA: Stanley’s Party by Linda Bailey and Bill Slavin (Kids Can Press); read by Nico Archarchambault

Date TBA: Mr Kings Things by Geneviève Côté (Kids Can Press); read by Joannie Rochette

Date TBA: My Think-A-Ma-Jink by Dave Whamond (Owlkids Books); read by Jeff Stinko

Date TBA: Cookiebot! A Harry and Horsie Adventure by Katie Van Camp and Lincoln Agnew (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins US); read by Hugh Dillon

Date TBA: The Legend of Ninja Cowboy Bear by David Bruins and Hilary Leung (Kids Can Press); read by Anthony Calvillo

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Re: “Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob airs Aug 7/

Post by janet » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:28 am

It was announced on Twitter this morning, Jake's appearance on Bookaboo will air tomorrow - August 7th!!

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Post by janet » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:29 am

Just too cute!!! :lol:

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Re: “Bookaboo: CanadaTour” airs in Canada (Jacob airs Aug 7/

Post by janet » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:34 am

Add to the first post:

The following paragraph explains the book donation to First Book Canada by the publishers of the books read on the Bookaboo Canada Tour:

"... for every episode their books are featured on the show, publishers have agreed to donate 1,000 copies to First Book Canada, which will distribute them to needy families across the country."

The full article can be found at: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2013/07/25 ... -the-dogs/

A thread about the donation of books has been started in the Hearts and Goals section of the message board: viewtopic.php?f=31&t=80397


What a great way to get books donated to a good cause :D :D

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Post by Kate » Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:47 pm

janet wrote:It was announced on Twitter this morning, Jake's appearance on Bookaboo will air tomorrow - August 7th!!
Thank you for the heads up, Janet, I've been looking forward to seeing this! :)
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Post by Robin » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:11 pm

Damn... just missed it.
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