Sat, Aug 3 Sat, Aug 3

Lores By Yolanda

Join award-winning author Yolanda T. Marshall for a story time full of Caribbean tales and lore.
Storytelling Workshop

part of Island Soul

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

Sat, Aug 3 Sat, Aug 3

Lores By Yolanda

Storytelling Workshop

part of Island Soul

Free Admission
No tickets required

 

About

Award-winning author Yolanda T. Marshall invites you to a captivating story time. Join her for a reading of C is for Carnival, an educational and rhyming alphabet book that follows children in colourful costumes as they “play mas.” The celebration continues by reading My Soca Birthday Party with Jollof Rice and Steel Pans and Keman’s First Carnival. Dive into the Caribbean and its traditions through these engaging stories suitable for all ages. Kids can enjoy festive colouring pages and making Carnival hand-bands with the author. Shop books from Chalkboard Publishing, including Marshall’s inclusive storybooks.

About Yolanda T. Marshall

Yolanda T. Marshall is an award-winning Guyanese-born Canadian author and columnist. She is also the author of A Piece of Black Cake for Santa, Sweet Sorrel Stand, Miles Away in The Caribbean, C is for Carnival, Hot Cross Buns for Everyone and one of CBC’s best Canadian Picture Books of 2020 and TD’s Top Recommended Reads for 2023, My Soca Birthday Party with Jollof Rice and Steel Pans. She writes diverse, inclusive and festive children’s literature, representing the Caribbean diaspora.    

Photo by Gina Ayanna

Dates & Times

Sat, August 3
2:00pm 2:45pm
3:30pm 4:15pm

Tickets

Free admission
No tickets required

Venue

North Orchard

A setting in the trees at the very north-west end of our campus.

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON