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Hey there everyone!

Due to popular request, we are now shipping our exclusive 2016 Kate Beaton Tea Towel to customers in Canada, the U.S., and the U.K.! As you can see from the picture above, this 100% cotton tea towel features the titular Pony from Beaton’s bestselling children’s book The Princess & The Pony from Scholastic!

Because these are less than 100g and will fit in a letter-sized envelope, we can ship these out lettermail. No tracking information is available, but luckily shipping is very inexpensive!

Prices are:
Within Canada: $20.16 CDN Funds – (includes shipping & HST)
Within the U.S.: $18.00 US Dollars – (includes shipping & HST)
United Kingdom: $26.00 CDN Funds – (includes shipping & HST)

Orders are accepted only via PayPal. Please pay the amount listed to contact@torontocomics.com, including your shipping address and any further details in the comments field.

Supplies are limited, and we will update this page when we run out. Thanks!


Event: Kate Beaton Launches ‘Step Aside, Pops!’ @ Toronto Reference Library


Kate Beaton in Conversation
for the release of Step Aside, Pops
Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015, 6pm-8:30pm
@ Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
FREE, Tickets available starting August 25th


stepasidepops_300dpiThe New York Times bestselling creator of the comic strip Hark! A Vagrant presents its fantastically feminist follow up, Step Aside, Pops. With National Post’s Books Editor Emily M. Keeler.

This event ins produced by the good folks at Toronto Reference Library and The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon. Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop will be on hand with copies of all of Kate Beaton’s books for sale both in shop and at the event as official bookseller! Hooray!



Free tickets become available online August 25th, 2015 at this link:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kate-beaton-tickets-17528868317

Ticket Holders: Doors open at 6 pm. Please join us for a cash bar reception starting at 6 pm. As most Appel Salon events are free, it is our policy to overbook. In case of a full program, your ticket reservation may not guarantee admission. Ticket holder lineups for sold out events begin as early as 4pm.

Room Capacity: Based on fire code regulations the Appel Salon can accommodate seating for 458 in the main room. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Additional overflow seating as well as standing room is available in the adjoining room.

Rush Seats: A limited number of rush seats will be made available on the day of the event, beginning at 6 pm. Rush seat ticket holders are not guaranteed admittance and will be admitted into the event at 6:50 pm if seats are available. Unclaimed reservations will be released to customers in the rush seat lineup 10 minutes prior to the start of the program. We recommend that you arrive early.


Now in stock! Exclusive Kate Beaton 2015 Tea Towel!


The Toronto Comic Art Festival and Kate Beaton have teamed to create an amazing new item, the Kate Beaton 2015 Red Riding Hood Tea Towel! Featuring an original illustration with Little Red Riding Hood, this unique item is as practical as it is lovely. Available in-store at The Beguiling for $18. Proceeds go to supporting The Toronto Comic Art Festival.

UPDATE: We are shipping this item! Because these are less than 100g and will fit in a letter-sized envelope, we can ship these out lettermail. No tracking information, but very inexpensive shipping.

Canada $22 CDN – (includes shipping and HST)
US $20 USD – (includes shipping)
International $24 CDN – (includes shipping)

Orders accepted via PayPal. Pay the amount listed to mail@beguiling.com, include shipping address and any further details in the comments field.

If you require faster shipping or shipping with tracking numbers, you can email mail@beguiling.com for details, but please be aware that shipping from and within Canada is VERY expensive, usually $20+ per package.


– Chris @ The Beguiling