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2403, 2020

Epic Fun with Almost Epic Squad

By |March 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It looks like we’re supposed to stay inside for a bit longer, so if your middle schooler is looking for some epic fun might we suggest the Almost Epic Squad series.

The Almost Epic Squad series of books (Scholastic) includes: Mucus Mayhem, What Blows Up, Super Sketchy, and Irresistible, each one written by a different Canadian […]

1903, 2020

Beat Boredom – Online Fun for Kids

By |March 19th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Here at Telling Tales, many of us have young children, tweens and teens of our own and are familiar with the cries of “I’m bored!”, especially in times like these when social distancing is being practiced.

We’ve rounded up some great resources to beat boredom and keep kids busy (and learning) while they are out of […]

1803, 2020

A Message from Telling Tale Chair and Executive Director

By |March 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

A message from our Chair & Executive Director
Dear Friends of Telling Tales
These are, as we know, uncertain times and we are all managing our way through the Covid-19 crisis day by day. The safety of our staff, friends and supporters is our top concern. We hope everyone is well — and has enough to read.

Of […]

1103, 2020

Read About Some Girl Power

By |March 11th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

This past Sunday was International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of women around the globe,  past, present, and future. We are so inspired by all of these fabulous females that we thought it would be the perfect time to read about some girl power. Canada has and is home to so many […]

303, 2020

Niam! It’s National Nutrition Month!

By |March 3rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

March is National Nutrition Month and if you’re a mom (or dad) you probably have spent some time in the kitchen making meals for hungry kids.

We know from experience that some kids will try just about anything and others are picky eaters, but one of the best parts of living in Canada is that you […]

2602, 2020

Pink Shirt Day: Say NO! To Bullying

By |February 26th, 2020|Blog|1 Comment

Hello! Thanks for coming back to our blog this week! Today, we wanted to talk about a cause that is near and dear to our hearts: Pink Shirt Day.

Pink Shirt Day is an anti-bullying movement that was started by two students in Nova Scotia. On Friday, students across Canada will go to school wearing pink […]

1902, 2020

I Read Canadian

By |February 19th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

It’s finally here! We’ve been waiting patiently for the first ever “I Read Canadian” day to arrive, and we can’t wait to hear what you’re reading!

There are so many Canadian authors that inspire a love of reading for children of all ages. Many of you may already know authors, such as Peter H. Reynolds, Robert […]