Countdown to closing date for Munsch at Home contest

    Deadline for entries December 14

    TORONTO, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - There are only 30 days left to enter the Munsch
at Home contest to win a visit from Robert Munsch, best-selling children's
author and honourary chair of Family Literacy Day(R).
    To be eligible, families must mail their applications to ABC CANADA
Literacy Foundation by 5 p.m. on December 14. Contestants can download
application forms at Each entry must include a short
description of how the family plans to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Entries
are judged on creativity and originality. Families are also asked to name a
public library or literacy organization of their choice that will also receive
a special visit from Mr. Munsch.
    In celebration of the 10th year of Family Literacy Day, the selected
family will also win a free weekend stay at Great Wolf Lodge, the family
resort located in Niagara Falls, Ontario that can be taken at anytime during
2008. Family Literacy Day was created by ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation and is
generously supported by founding sponsor Honda Canada.

    ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation is the national charity committed to
promoting family, adult and workplace literacy to the general public and to
the private sector. ABC CANADA's focus is on public awareness programs,
providing promotional support to local literacy groups, and conducting
research to further the development of a fully literate Canadian population.
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For further information:

For further information: Media, please contact: Jim Pollock, Director of
Communications, ABC CANADA Literacy Foundation, Tel.: (416) 218-0010, ext.
126, Cell: (416) 524-8267,

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