Author Visit - Ted and Will Staunton

Author Visit - Ted and Will Staunton

Meet (virtually) the father-son authors of It Seemed Like a Good Idea...Canadian Feats, Facts and Flubs. Learn about the writing process, discover some interesting Canadian facts, and take part in our Great Canadian Quiz Battle.

That's right, we said Great Canadian Quiz Battle! If you know what a bunny hug is, where the Big Nickel is, or have been to Flin Flon, this battle is made for you. Flex your Canadian knowledge muscles and you could be the lucky winner of our Canadian winter prize pack. 

This program is a great family activity for those aged 10 and older. 

Space is limited, so register today! The first five registrations will receive a copy of Ted and Will's book and can start studying for the battle right away! And don't worry if you're not one of the first five to register - we'll also have a door prize draw that will include a copy of the book too. To register, please email You will receive a Zoom link prior to the start of the program.

Thursday, December 10 | 6:30pm

Ages 10 and up.

Study Up!
If you want to brush up on your Canadian general knowledge before the quiz, or find out more about the authors, check out this booklist.

About the Authors
Ted Staunton and Will Staunton are a father-and-son team who have collaborated on many projects, including playing in bands, writing, and doing the dishes. Will spends most of his time driving back and forth across Canada playing music with his band, Union Duke. Ted has written many books for young people, including What Blows Up in The Almost Epic Squad series. He also writes and plays music with many people, including the Maple Leaf Champions Jug Band. It Seemed Like a Good Idea... is Ted and Will's second book together. Find out more about Ted Staunton, the dad in this father-son author duo at

Program provided with financial assistance from The Canada Council for the Arts through The Writers' Union of Canada.