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Paper Bag Princess Day at your Favourite Bookstore

Saturday, March 7

paper bag princess day

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Robert Munch’s “The Paper Bag Princess,” independent booksellers across the city are throwing parties!

Queen Books | 3-5pm
Join the staff of Queen Books to celebrate one of the world’s favourite children’s books of all time as we participate in the first-ever Paper Bag Princess Day! There will be a special storytime, lots of Paper Bag Princess related crafts, and prizes. All children are welcome and Paper Bag Princess related costumes are encouraged!

Moonbeam Books | 11am-1pm
It’s the very first Paper Bag Princess Day and Moonbeam Books and Annick Press are ready to party! Join the staff for a very special Munsch-tastic storytime plus decorate your own princess crown or paper fire breathing dragon! Costumes are encouraged!

Mabel’s Fables | 1-2pm
Join the staff of Mabel’s to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this beloved Canadian children’s classic! All ages are welcome. Come dressed as your favourite princess, prince, or dragon. There will be party activities, gold crowns and tattoos for everyone and all attendees will be entered to win a signed copy of the 40th-anniversary edition of The Paper Bag Princess!

Treasure Island Toys | 11am-3pm
Celebrate 40 years of the Paper Bag Princess with us! Activities include making crowns, a fortune teller, colouring a dragon and book reading!

There are 20 more free Paper Bag Princess events at Toronto’s public libraries as well!


Multiple Locations


All ages