Media Advisory - Girl Guides encourages literacy with famous Canadian author



    TORONTO, May 21 /CNW/ - Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada is
expanding its online Book Club with a new "Reviewed and Approved" book
recommendation program.
    On Saturday May 23, Girl Guides will be celebrating its first approved
book Farley Follows His Nose, a children's picture book by Canadian author and
illustrator Lynn Johnston, creator of the beloved comic For Better or For
Worse.
    The program launch event will feature activities for girls, as well as a
book reading and book signing by Lynn Johnston. Sparks and Brownies will be
suited up in their signature pink and orange t-shirts. Great photo
opportunities are available.

    
    SPEAKERS:    Lynn Johnston, Author of Farley Follows His Nose
                 Rebecca Tye, Girl Guides of Canada, Girl Programs
                 Coordinator

    WHAT:        Book reading and Book signing by Lynn Johnston

    WHEN:        Saturday May 23, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.

    WHERE:       Yorkdale mall (Near the Rainforest Café entrance)
                 3401 Dufferin Street Unit No.29
                 Toronto, Ontario
                 M6A 2T9 Canada
    

    About Girl Guides of Canada

    Girl Guides is one of the longest standing leadership organizations for
girls and women in Canada, offering Members the experience of a lifetime.
Guiding is an accepting environment with diverse and exciting programs and
activities that offer the chance to discover new interests, learn valuable
leadership skills and make lasting friendships. Guiding empowers girls and
women to face challenges with confidence and gives girls the resources they
need to achieve greatness.





For further information:

For further information: Korinna Lattemore, Supervisor of Marketing and
Communications, Tel: (416) 487-5281 ext. 317, E-mail: lattemok@girlguides.ca


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