Bookaboo Princess Daisy and the Dragon… with Selma Blair

Bookaboo is avoiding going back on stage by trying out some new looks when famous Hollywood actress Selma Blair stops by to share a story.
  • 2016
  • 00:11:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 01/08/2018

Wandering Wenda Q: The Queen's Quest for a Quality Quilt

Our quick-witted heroes are in Quebec on a quest for a quality quilt for the quarrelsome Queen of Quinter, Kansas.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:42
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/04/2017

Wandering Wenda R: The Ride of the Raspberry Ripple Rancheros

Our rail-riding heroes are at Red Rock Station to help Red Ruby protect the Raspberry Ripple from rustler Rattlesnake Rip.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:40
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 10/04/2017

Anne Remorse is the Poison of Life

When Diana's little sister becomes deathly ill in the middle of the night while their parents are away, a frightened Diana runs to Anne for help. The Blythe farm sees grave change.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 05/17/2017

CBC Drama Special Romeo and Juliet

The excitement of live theatre comes to the screen in this special Stratford production of Shakespeare's classic love story. Romeo and Juliet meet and fall in love at a masked ball, but their love is doomed by an ancient and unreasonable grudge between their families. Stratford director Richard Monette has set the play in the time of Mussolini's Fascist Italy, ...
  • 1993
  • 02:42:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Wandering Wenda S: The Saga of Skipper Saltysocks and the Singing Sea Serpent

Our super splendid heroes try to save a sea serpent from being snatched by Scottish sea captain, Skipper Saltysocks.
  • 2017
  • 00:08:40
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/26/2017

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: An introduction to Shakespeare with Kenneth Oppel and Philippa Sheppard

Why does the work of Shakespeare continue to be relevant? Kenneth Oppel, author and judge for CBC Books' Shakespeare Selfie 2018 student writing challenge, and Philippa Sheppard, English professor at the University of Toronto, discuss the Bard's continuing popularity in the 21st century, his craft in writing the soliloquy, his ease with both humour and tougher topics like political power ...
  • 2018
  • 00:06:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/20/2018

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: Current affairs in fiction with Sharon Bala​​

Novelist Sharon Bala shares what sparked her to write about the recent experiences of Tamil refugees. For students working on their entries for CBC Books' Shakespeare Selfie youth writing challenge, Sharon's advice will inspire them to search for real-life details when depicting current events through fiction.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/21/2018

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: Kristin Kreuk on elements of a great monologue

Kristin Kreuk (The Burden of Truth, Smallville) talks about what makes a monologue powerful from her perspective as an actor. Learning how she prepares for a performance and what makes the material easy to work with may help students prepare for CBC Books' Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/21/2018

CBC Books Shakespeare Selfie: Performance of 2017 winner (Grades 7 to 9) – That Something Wicked by Ali Nelson

Actress Bahareh Yaraghi performs the winning entry from the 2017 Shakespeare Selfie student writing challenge, Grades 7 to 9 category. "That Something Wicked" was written by Ali Nelson, who attends Abbey Park High School in Oakville, Ont. She wrote about the Syrian Civil War from the perspective of Macbeth's First Weird Sister.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:18
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/21/2018