Once upon a magical time, a rabbit named Weeskits hurried home to Kisoos—a town known as the Earth’s belly button—to deliver some thrilling news: Grand Chief Salamoo Cook is coming to town! Join acclaimed author Tomson Highway alongside vocalists Moe Clark, Coral Egan, Marie-Christine Depestre, Elie Haroun, and a full band for a performance of Highway’s laugh-out-loud riot of a tale. Featuring nine jazzy songs performed in Cree and narration by Todd Houseman. WHEN: October 1, 2PM | WHERE: Rialto Theatre | TICKETS: Buy now ($5 for people under 16 and $10 for people 16 and up) Bring your copy of Grand Chief Salamoo Cook Is Coming To Town! to have it signed by Tomson Highway after the show. “It’s fun, it’s funny, and it has just enough Cree language to be warm and inviting for young learners, whether or not you speak Cree,” says renowned singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie. Find it on Bookshop, Shop Local (Canada), Indigo, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Edelweiss, and Goodreads. Before the concert, come to Maktaba Bookshop’s reading nook for their Children Are The Future pop-up. Expect cozy vibes and a curated selection of books to browse. There will be a zine workshop running throughout the event to make your very own books to showcase. Les Biblios du Plateau will also have a booth to sign up for a library card and to borrow books on the spot! Subscribe to our monthly newsletter to stay informed about our new releases, events and for a chance to win our subscriber giveaway. To order books for your library or bookstore, please contact Independent Publishers Group (United States), Hornblower Books/University of Toronto Press (Canada), and MMS/BookSource (United Kingdom). For additional information, email email@example.com.