Did you know that babies in the womb can hear their mothers’ voices?
So reading to your child should begin even before they are born! There are many positive developmental benefits to beginning literacy in early childhood. That’s why it’s so important to give babies board books, even in their first year. “It’s getting them familiar […]
Family Literacy Day is Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Help us celebrate the joy of reading with a few exclusive promotions!
Win a Signed Book!
Win your very own copy of Dennis Lee’s “Alligator Pie”, Lesley Livingston’s “Starling”, or Ruth Ohi’s “Shh! My Brother’s Napping”. The best part – all three books have been SIGNED by the authors!!
Dennis Lee […]
Celebrated Canadian children’s author Dennis Lee returns to the Telling Tales Festival this year to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his classic book Alligator Pie. Lee will be joined by more than 20 of Canada’s best children’s authors, illustrators, storytellers, and musicians who promise to entertain and delight over 7,000 children and their families.
“Dennis Lee […]
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Do you love writing? Do you want to see your byline online? Are you between the ages of 6 and 14?
Then the Telling Tales Press Club is meant for YOU!
Join the Telling Tales Press Club for your own exclusive Telling Tales Press Badge, and receive:
Souvenir Program and Telling Tales […]
A magical place where stories and history come alive!
An important part of Telling Tales’ success is due to our location. The Festival is held at the historic Westfield Heritage Village, a living history museum. This year marks the Village’s 50th anniversary! We want to congratulate Westfield and all their volunteers for the hard work they […]
The Telling Tales Festival supports literacy initiatives in Hamilton through its fundraising efforts. This year, $10,000 will be divided between Early Literacy Hamilton Affiliated Services for Children and Youth for its Read to Your Baby program, the Hamilton Literacy Council and the Rotary Summer Literacy Program.
HAMILTON, September 5, 2013: The Telling Tales Festival is thrilled to celebrate its fifth anniversary in less than two weeks and anticipates 7000 to attend. In addition to featuring many literary stars and fun activities for kids of all ages, the festival offers everyone the opportunity to enjoy Westfield’s beautiful pioneer village setting – with […]