FOREST OF READING® FESTIVAL OF TREES™ WELCOMES
THOUSANDS OF YOUNG READERS TO HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ welcomes thousands of young readers to the Harbourfront Centre site each year for two days of activities celebrating the love of reading—award ceremonies, fun workshops, book signings, cartooning duels and more! Events are the culmination of thousands of votes from 250,000 participants across Ontario.
Presented by the Ontario Library Association and IFOA
Wednesday, May 14th & Thursday, May 15th, 10am–2pm
Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
More than 70 authors/illustrators, hundreds of Ontario schools and thousands of attendees
Participants for this year’s Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ include: Forest of Reading®-nominated authors K.L. Armstrong, Pat Bourke, Sigmond Brouwer, Cary Fagan, Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, Alma Fullerton, Gordon Korman, Jill MacLean, M.A. Marr, Colleen Nelson, David A. Poulsen, Ted Staunton, Robin Stevenson, Rebecca Upjohn, Eric Walters and many more. Ceremony hosts include OWL Magazine’s Kim Cooper and TVOKids personalities Cassius and Melissa. This year, the French component of the Forest of Reading® awards will be celebrated with its own French Festival, which will include French performers, workshops and personalities from FlipTFO and MiniTFO.