Oh Canada!

Win a Canadian book in the Telling Tales Canada Day giveaway

We’re so proud of all our Canadian presenters, we’re giving away a book a day for the next week as part of the Telling Tales Canada Day giveaway. To celebrate Canada’s birthday we’re featuring a few of our authors this week and their all-Canadian books! Here’s your chance to win a book from a talented Canadian author and to share your thoughts on our great country.

We’ll ask a new question each day on our Facebook page. Simply reply in the comment section for a chance to win one of these fantastic new books. We’ll draw a new winner each day, so be sure to follow along and share your suggestions with us. Here’s a list of the book prizes and questions for the week:

July 1: I am Canada: A Call to Battle, The War of 1812 by Gillian Chan

Tell us a truly iconic Canadian symbol. Whether it’s a food, a plant, an activity, a beverage, or even a place: tell us what comes to mind when you think of Canada?

July 2: I am Canada: Defend or Die, The Siege of Hong Kong by Gillian Chan

Tell us the name of your favourite provincial flower.

July 3: Finding Winnie by Lindsay Mattick

What’s your favourite Canadian city?

July 4: Haunted Canada 4: More True Tales of Terror by Joel A. Sutherland

Tell us the name of a haunted Canadian place.

July 5: Haunted Canada 5: Terrifying True Stories by Joel A. Sutherland

What’s your favourite national or provincial park in Canada?

July 6: Evangeline for Young Readers by Hélène Boudreau

Tell us the name of a courageous woman from Canadian history.

July 7: The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel

If you could take a train trip anywhere across this beautiful country, what would be the destination?

The contest takes place from Friday, July 1 to Thursday, July 7, 2016. Simply reply in the comments below the Facebook contest post by midnight each day to be entered into a random draw. One lucky winner will be selected and announced by noon the following day. Happy Canada Day!


Meet Hélène Boudreau 

Come listen to traditional Acadian songs and stories with Hélène Boudreau at the Telling Tales Festival this fall! She is the author of Evangeline for Young Readers, which recounts the tragic story of Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to a new generation. She will present the book in both English and French.

Meet Gillian Chan

Watch history come alive with Dundas author Gillian Chan at this year’s Telling Tales Festival! She enjoys seeing history through the eyes of everyday people and will discuss this in relation to her two most recent books in the I Am Canada series: A Call to Battle, The War of 1812 and Defend or Die, The Siege of Hong Kong. Click here for more information about the I Am Canada series, including discussion guides, videos and activities.

Meet Lindsay Mattick

Come listen to Lindsay Mattick talk about her family’s unique connection to the world’s most famous bear: Winnie-the-Pooh! This fall at the Telling Tales Festival she will read about her adventures in the picture book: Finding Winnie.

Meet Kenneth Oppel

Don’t miss award-winning author Kenneth Oppel at this year’s Telling Tales Festival where he will be launching his latest novel, Every Hidden Thing! Find out more about his book The Boundless.

Meet Joel A. Sutherland

Do you like spooky stories? Then join author Joel A. Sutherland at the Telling Tales Festival this fall for some scary ghost stories from his Haunted Canada series! Find out more about the Haunted Canada series here.

A special thank you to HarperCollins Canada, Nimbus Publishing and Scholastic Canada for supplying the book prizes.

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