Plans are in the works for two days of programming hosted by Middle Grade and Young Adult (YA) authors.

We hope to introduce Bouchercon and the world of mystery to hundreds of students from the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

B’Con4Kids Guest of Honour: Chris Grabenstein

Bcon4Kids GOH: Chris and Fred

Chris Grabenstein is the author of the New York Times Bestseller Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and the co-author (with James Patterson) of the #1 Bestsellers I Funny and Treasure Hunters. He is an award-winning author of over twenty other books for children and adults, a playwright, screenwriter, and former advertising executive and improvisational comedian. Winner of two Anthony and three Agatha Awards, Chris wrote for Jim Henson’s Muppets and co-wrote the CBS-TV movie The Christmas Gift starring John Denver. Chris lives in New York City with his wife, three cats, and a rescue dog named Fred who starred on Broadway in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.