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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 Festival of Trees™!

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

To read more about other activities happening at the Festival, visit our Activities page.

TICKETS NOW SALE – Sault Ste. Marie

The Festival of Treesis Canada’s largest literary event for young readers and is continuing to grow. It culminates in a two-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 10,000 people attend the Festival in Toronto, which is co-presented by International Festival of Authors (IFOA), at the Harbourfront Centre.

This year, the Festival of Trees will be held in Sault Ste. Marie, London, and Toronto. The third annual French Festival of Trees will also be held in Toronto and this year it will be on a separate day expanding the Toronto Festival to 3 days!

2016 Forest of Reading® Award Winners

The winners of the 2016 Forest of Reading Awards will be announced at the Toronto and French Festivals of Trees between Tuesday, May 17 and Thursday, May 19. Please visit our Twitter and Facebook pages for the announcements during the Festival.