Three Days of Festival Fun… All Available NOW On-Demand

Telling Tales Main Event is a fun-filled family festival that brings together the best in Canadian authors, illustrators, musicians and storytellers to inspire, engage and entertain. This year we did all of this virtually!

Presentations have been curated into three stages by age/grade level, making it easy to find content that kids will love!

Visit Our School House Stage
Our School House Stage focuses on presentations geared to children/students from Pre-School to Grade 2.

Visit Our Bandstand Stage
Our Bandstand Stage focuses on presentations geared to children/students from Grades 3 – 6.
Visit our Jerseyville Stage Our Jerseyville Stage focuses on presentations geared to tweens and young adults from Grade 7 and up.

Looking for your next great read? Visit our reading list for amazing books for everyone from tots to teens!

View our Telling Tales Reading List
Kevin Sylvester cartoon portrait

 “…holy moly did the gang at Telling Tales rise to the challenge! They offered the same amazing list of creators, and pulled it together in a unique and satisfying package. -best kids festival in Canada, if not the world.
-Kevin Sylvester, CBC Broadcaster, bestselling Children’s author and illustrator. 2020.

In 2021 we will be a virtual festival so the book swap will not be happening, but our friends at A Different Drummer Books are always a great source for your favourite titles from our reading list.