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Sponsored by TD Bank
in collaboration with PICAI

Storytime in Italian, read by Sara Ottoboni and interpreted by Tina Mancini on August 7, 14 and 21st.

August 7th, 2021 at 10AM
BOOK 1: TI RICORDI LA PIOGGIA
In ‘Ti Ricordi La Pioggia’, Misty is sad as she learns that she cannot see her friends and family. Watch and discover how the rain, the sun, and her imagination will make her feel better.
(Written by: Tina Mancini, Illustrated by Andrea Cheung, Italian Translation by: Vera Tronca)

BOOK 2: ELENA COLTIVA IL GIARDINO
In ‘Elena Coltiva Il Giardino”, Elena tries to surprise her family while having many adventures in the garden.
(Written by: Eduardo Delgado, Illustrated by: Antonio Delgado)

 

August 14th, 2021 at 10AM
BOOK: C’ERA UNA VOLTA UN GATTO
In ‘C’era Una Volta Un Gatto’, Paola and Lisa look forward to a night with their favorite babysitter, Allegra.
Allegra’s colorful imagination captivates the children until bedtime.
(Written by Chiara Codato,  illustrated by Susanna Teodoro)

August 21st, 2021 at 10AM
BOOK: IL GALLO PRESUNTUOSO
In ‘Il Gallo Presuntuoso’, Lilli needs someone to watch over the farm while she goes to the market.
A presumptuous rooster takes the challenge and learns an important lesson.
(Written by: L. Pignotti )

Tina Mancini is happy to be part once again of italfestMTL. Actress, singer, director and teaching artist, she is also the author of Remember the Rain?, a Misty Delight children’s book about hope and light. In 2019, for italfestMTL Mancini presented her musical La Dolce Vita En Exil, Io Parto Per L’America where she plays the role of Maria Giannina. Graduate of Circle in the Square Theatre School, NYC, she has performed in many musicals, plays and films. Proud of her italian origins, Mancini seeks to keep Italian dialects alive through her YouTube channel  A Qua Si Parl U Dialett. Don’t miss the storytelling hour online animated by Tina Mancini with Sara Ottoboni’s voice Saturday, August 7th, 14th and 21st from 10 am to 11 am.

Sara Ottoboni is a certified coach, fond of the web and advocate of female entrepreneurship. Her motto is: “I believe that for every problem there’s a solution” and “In business, knowledge is not power. It’s action”. 

 

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