School Engagement Programs

Telling Tales delivers outstanding literary programming for children and youth that raises awareness of the importance of literacy in our communities. Here are great ways to get your school involved with Telling Tales:

Host a Telling Tales Family Literacy Event at Your School

  • Use parental engagement funds to host a Family Literacy Event. Telling Tales provides the author or illustrator for an amazing, one-hour literary experience. Cost $500.

Organize a Larger Parental Engagement & Family Literacy Event at Your School or Collaborate With Another School

Purchase a Set of Telling Tales Author Books for Your Classroom or Library

  • Check out the Telling Tales Reading List for a recommended selection of Canadian children’s book titles that you can purchase through your preferred supplier.

Hire a Bus to Bring Families From Your School to the Festival

  • Bring your school community to the Telling Tales Festival, the largest children’s literary festival in Canada.

Telling Tales Video Contest – Win an Author Experience

  • Get creative with your classroom – Deadline for entries is Monday, December 31, 2018

For more information about how to get involved email

Download the information document here.

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