Welcome to Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™


The Ontario Library Association’s (OLA) Forest of Reading® and the Festival of Trees™
is Canada’s largest literary event for young readers. Every year, more than 270,000 Ontario children read and vote for their favourite book in eight age-specific award categories. The winning titles are announced over a three-day awards festival, complete with live entertainment, a French-language programme and interactive workshops with the nominated authors and illustrators. The event is open to the public, and more than 10,000 students attend. 

The Toronto International Festival of Authors is proud to co-present the Festival at Toronto's Harbourfront Centre. 

What Can Young Bookworms do at The Festival of Trees?

  • Attend energetic award ceremonies for the Forest of Reading®
  • Get involved in author/illustrator workshops
  • Have authors and Illustrators sign their favourite Forest books
  • 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

Tickets are $15.50 each

 

Event Listing

 

White Pine™ Award
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 10am
Concert Stage
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Red Maple Fiction Award
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 11:30am
Concert Stage
SOLD OUT

Blue Spruce Award
Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 1pm
Concert Stage
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Silver Birch® Non-Fiction Award
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 10am
Concert Stage
SOLD OUT

Silver Birch® Fiction Award
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 11:30am
Concert Stage
SOLD OUT

Silver Birch® Express Award
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 1pm
Concert Stage
SOLD OUT

Le Prix Tamarac
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 10am
Concert Stage
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Le Prix Tamarac Express
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 11:30am
Concert Stage
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Le Prix Peuplier
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 1pm
Concert Stage
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The Festival of Trees is an initiative of:

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