/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo-Op - FAMILY LITERACY DAY at the Ontario Science Centre/

Robert Munsch among Canadian authors appearing at ABC Life Literacy Canada's Family Literacy Day featuring workshops and mascots

TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Visitors to the Ontario Science Centre can play and learn with a stellar lineup including Robert Munsch on Family Literacy Day, Sunday, January 27. 


What:  Author readings; storytelling; hands-on plasticine workshops;
interactive word games; science activities; book signings. 
 
Who:  Robert Munsch (The Paper Bag Princess, Finding Christmas,
Love You Forever
  Barbara Reid (Zoe's Year, Picture a Tree - plasticine artist) 
  Aaron Bell (Ojibway storyteller) 
  Wayson Choy (The Jade Peony
  Marina Nemat (Prisoner of Tehran
  Helaine Becker (AlphaBest, The Quiz Book for Spies
  Susan Hughes (Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools) 
  Appearances by Chirp Mascot, Gruffalo, and Captain
Underpants! 
 
When:  All day Sun. Jan. 27
   
  Authors will be available for interview throughout the day, please check website for schedule of readings http://ontariosciencecentre.ca/Calendar/144/ 
  Robert Munsch will only be available to media at 11 a.m..
 
Where: Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto 
  www.ontariosciencecentre.ca 

 

SOURCE: Ontario Science Centre

For further information:

Media Contacts: 

Christine Crosbie
Media Relations Officer
416-696-3191
Cell:  416-895-5482
Christine.crosbie@osc.on.ca 

Julia Bennett
Media Relations Officer
416-696-3154
416-771-2614
Julia.bennett@osc.on.ca