At Telling Tales, we love sharing the gift of literacy (and books!)

Follow this page throughout the year as we publish information about our latest contests and how you can win things like cool Telling Tales “merch,” books or author visits.

Annual Telling Tales Bookmark Contest 

Contest is now closed. Winners will be announced in September.

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Picnic Photo Contest

Upload a photo of your favourite picnic location for a chance to WIN a Niagara Parks brunch!*

Contest Now Closed – Winners announced soon

Kindness and Caring Contest

Watch the Kindness and Caring Episode then come back to enter the contest! Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Storytelling Picnic Contest

Watch the Storytelling Picnic Episode then come back to enter the contest! Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Think Outside the Box Contest

What the Shocking Science and Fab Facts episode then come back and enter to win. Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Twists and Turns Contest

What the Twists and Turns: Secrets of Great Plots episode then come back and submit your written plot to win. Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Telling Your Story Contest

Enter the three words that the Telling Tales dragonfly shares throughout the Telling Your Story episode for a chance to win. Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Land and Water Contest

Watch the Land and Water presentation then come back and submit your picture of why water is important to you/your family/the earth. Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Earth and Sky Contest

Watch Earth and Sky then write a story or create a picture inspired by this session and submit it for chance to win a book from one of the presenting authors. Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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How to write scary stuff Contest

Watch Scare Me, how to write scary stuff on October 22, then show us your spooktacular writing skills but submitting your own spooky story to our creativity club under the monthly prompt. This contest is extra special as our authors will be judging the contest and choosing our winners! Deadline to enter extended to December 15, 2020!

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Do the Write Thing Contest

Watch Do the Write Thing on November 19 then come back here and submit your best (PG) Hip Hop poem.

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Let’s Draw Contest

Watch Let’s Draw on December 3rd then come back here and enter your drawing for a chance to win a book from our Telling Tales authors.

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