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A Toy's Story: An Exhibit of Children's Books and Illustrations


Ongoing event running from: Sat Jan 18, 2020 - Sat Feb 29, 2020


Lillian H. Smith

Explore children's stories and illustrations featuring talking toys, animated dolls and puppets without strings. Nutcrackers, dishes, playing cards, vegetables and spools of thread also take on lives of their own in this lively exhibit held at the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books.

Free. All are welcome.

Located in the Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books, on the 4th floor of the Lillian H. Smith Branch.

The exhibit can be viewed during the Osborne Collection's open hours: Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 9-5, closed Sun.

Call 416-393-7753 for more information.

Cover illustration by William Nicholson for The Velveteen Rabbit, or, How Toys Become Real by Margery Williams Bianco (New York: George H. Doran, [192-?].