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The Telling Tales Festival

Telling Tales logo14th Annual Telling Tales Festival Saturday September 24 and Sunday September 25 10am - 4pm Royal Botanical Gardens, Hendrie Park, Burlington, Ontario   Telling Tales returns to a live and in-person festival with two fun-filled days of programming, five stages featuring your favourite authors, illustrators, and storytellers, and over 40 presenters representing the best in Canadian children’s literature and arts.  This year’s festival theme is Open a Book, Open a World.  

Look for Team HPL on Saturday September 24. Come create your very own comic book character and add your ideas to our collaborative community mural. 

Browse, borrow, and read the literary works of the authors and illustrators before you meet them at this year’s festival.

Check out for details on this year’s presenters, event schedule, reading lists and more.