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Distinguished Author & Artist Award, 2014

First Place Award, Great American Song Contest, 2014

Second Place Winner for Poetry

Many Honorary Mentions

Max Tell / Library Programs

"Stories, songs and poems pave the Yellow Brick Road to Literacy." - Max Tell.

Max Tell's Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theatre, and his work in creative writing under W.O. Mitchell at the Banff School of Fine Arts, as well as his Teofl Diploma for teaching English as a Second language influences all of his song and story writing, making him an ideal choice as a library program presenter. 

Intermediates having a ball.

In 1992, Max was invited half way around the world to conduct storytelling workshops for librarians throughout the Kuala Lumpor library system, Malaisia. Since 2007, he has had four extensive Summer Reading Club tours for libraries in the Okanagan, the Fraser Valley, and on Vancouver Island. Librarians rave about her lively, original and interactive musical programs which can be adapted for any Summer Reading theme, and have also booked her for many Children's Room holiday parties and events.  

“Max delighted and enthralled a group of children and parents for over an hour.” - Jeannette Jones, Librarian, Summer Reading Club, Powell River Public Library, Powell River, BC

“Interactive and original … entertaining and humorous!” - Natalie Fouquette, Librarian, Summer Reading Club, Chilliwack Public Library, Chilliwack, BC

“Max grabbed our audience’s attention and never let it go!” - Liz Hunter, Librarian, Summer Reading Club, New Westminster Public Library, New Westminster, BC

"Captivating!” - Julianne Laury, Youth Services Technician, Newton Public Library, Surrey, BC

Like many other librarians, you'll be inviting Max back time and time again, and be delighted as the laughter of children echoes off the bookshelves!

Book Max now.

“Max Tell magically puts a smile on everyone’s face!” Timothy Skye, Manager, Campbell River Branch, Vancouver Island Regional Library, BC


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