Grade 3 – 6- September 22- 10AM-12NOON


A dragon riding ASSASSIN and two family road trips….. This could get LOUD!

Take a virtual field trip to the Telling Tales Festival Bandstand Stage at Westfield Heritage Village. Get reacquainted with Canada’s best-loved authors & illustrators and meet a few new ones, through a variety of short presentations designed for middle grade kids.

So Many Reasons to Register*!

Families & Children (General Public)

  • WIN STUFF – that’s right, just by registering for the event, you will be entered for a chance to win a swag bags with awesome books from Telling Tales presenters
  • We’ll be sharing cool content ahead of the event (you’ll be the first to get it!)

Schools, Classrooms and Homeschool Organizations take a virtual field trip to Telling Tales Main Event!

  • WIN STUFF for your school or classroom! When we register your school or class you are automatically entered for a chance to win a School Swag bag, which includes books from our Telling Tales presenters and more!
  • Classroom Content – we’ll be sharing cool stuff that you can use to enhance your virtual field trip in the classroom

*registration opens August 1, 2021

    September 22, 2021

  • Main Event

    10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

    Virtual Event

    Bandstand Stage

    Age / Grade 8-12 / Grades 3-6

    Join Arthur Slade for a preview of Dragon Assassin: Royal Blood; his tale of adventure and discovery. Meet  Carmon, a […]

  • Main Event

    10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

    Virtual Event

    Bandstand Stage

    Age / Grade 8-12 / Grades 3-6

    Kevin and Basil are a parent-child author/illustrator dynamic duo. Join them for a preview of their debut collaboration, The Fabulous […]

  • Main Event

    10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

    Virtual Event

    Bandstand Stage

    Age / Grade 8-12 / Grades 3-6

    Thomas shares his recollection of what inspired him to write Borders. Written in 1993, the short story about a road […]

  • Main Event

    11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

    Virtual Event

    Bandstand Stage

    Age / Grade 8-12 / Grades 3-6

    Laura Ellis shows how we create characters through Action Packed Acting. She’ll introduce us to the first steps we take […]