David Bouchard

Storytelling | Literary

David Bouchard
English | French
Lily Pad Stage
50 minutes + 10 minute Q&A

Grades: 3 to 7
Ages: 8 to 12

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About David Bouchard

Get hooked on books – one adventure at a time. With the help of celebrated Métis author and literacy advocate David Bouchard, kids will storm their local libraries with a renewed energy and passion for reading.  Named to the Order of Canada, David has helped countless children become more confident and independent with the gift of reading.

Using native flutes, song, poetry and storytelling, David will invite kids in to his magical world where they will see first-hand how their imaginations are more colourful and vibrant than even the most popular movie. With contagious excitement, he’ll share his proud aboriginal heritage and selections from his more than 70 books, many of which are award-winning bestsellers.

Show quotes

“A book is a passport to freedom! Reading allows us to travel anywhere in the world – anywhere…today, yesterday or tomorrow.”  David Bouchard

“David Bouchard is not only the biggest selling author in Aboriginal Canada, he’s also the best.”  Alberta Native News

Performance times

Thursday  May 24  9:30 - 10:20 Q&A French
Thursday May 24 11:10 - 12:00 Q&A English
Thursday May 24 12:45 - 1:35 Q&A English
Friday  May 25  9:30 - 10:20 Q&A English
Friday May 25 11:10 - 12:00 Q&A French
Friday May 25 12:45 - 1:35 Q&A English
Saturday  May 26 11:45 - 12:35 Q&A English
Saturday May 26 1:30 - 2:20 Q&A English


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