Do you love to read? Are you ready to make some noise for books? Do you want to meet your favourite authors and illustrators? Have you ever been to a “rock concert” for reading? This is your chance – be part of the largest literary event for young readers in Canada, the Forest of Reading® Festival!
The Festival is Canada’s largest literary event for young readers and is continuing to grow. It culminates in a three-day awards celebration for the school-aged and French-language programs of the Forest of Reading® in Toronto, with other satellite Festivals taking place across Ontario. More than 12,000 people attend the Festival in Toronto, which is co-presented by Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA), at the Harbourfront Centre.
What You Can Do At The Festival?
- Attend Award Ceremonies for the Forest of Reading®
- Get involved in Author/Illustrator Workshops
- Have Authors and Illustrators sign your favourite Forest book!
- Take part in exciting activities and games
- Get excited for roving entertainment and vendors
- Win free prizes and books!
- Meet fellow young readers!
- Buy Forest of Reading books and merchandise