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Now Appearing! Check out the fun at a live appearance!

The following is a list of upcoming appearances!

If you have an event you would like Renná to be a part of, send a request to today!

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
Ken Danby Public School

Renná and Janet will be at Ken Danby Public School sharing how they work together to create a Jazlyn J story.

Saturday, April 21st, 2018
Smitten Apparel, Guelph, Ontario

It's craft time with the author of the book, 'Jazlyn J and the Recycled Rabbit'. Bring a gently loved t-shirt to be transformed into a reusable bag (no sewing involved!)that can be used to carry books, daycamp clothing or swimming accessories. Renná will be there from 1:00-3:00 pm. Come by and say 'Hi'. Smitten Apparel at 259 Grange Road.

Sunday, April 15th, 2018
Storybook Gardens,London, Ontario

Join in the fun of celebrating "Drop everything and read day!" Renná will be at Storybook Gardens at 1:30 pm in the Storybook Chapel. There will be a special reading, fun and games. Come out and say hi and read along!

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Literary Night at Sunshine Montessori School, Kitchener, Ontario

A great night to celebrate the written word! Come out for a reading from the Jazlyn J series and get your books signed by author, Renná Bruce.

Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Don't miss the joy of fairy tales and crazy hair as Renná returns to Storybook Gardens in London, Ontario for a special event, in celebration of Storybook Gardens' 60th year! Come on out from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm!

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Please note that dates and times are subject to change. Please call the venue to confirm.

If you would like to order books for your school, or pre-order books prior to a visit, contact

To book an appearance with Renná (author), contact

We do not publicize school date appearances so please be sure to contact Renná to find out when she is available.

Available for:
  • Library Readings
  • Daycares
  • Schools
  • Festivals
  • Fairs
  • Book Stores
  • Grand Openings
  • Launches
  • Corporate Events
  • Sports Events
  • Kick Offs
Topics Renná can read about or speak on include:
  • Writing for kids
  • The Alphabet
  • The importance of learning your address
  • Goal Setting
  • Positive Thinking
  • Safety Symbols
  • Self-expression
  • Telling Time
  • Self-acceptance
  • Individualism
  • Jealousy

Renná had a great time presenting at a local school recently. The kids drew pictures of Jazlyn J and she took a picture with the Librarian, who dressed like Jazlyn J. We hope you enjoy the photos:

Renná signing books with Jennifer Botterill and illustrator Janet Shultis.

Renná performing at Storybook Gardens in London, Ontario.
(Photo credit: Jenna Denstedt)

Renná signing books and greeting fans at Coles, Conestoga Mall.
(Photo credit: Steven P. )