OSHAWA - Gisèle Corinthios, host of TVO's early learning program block Gisèle's Big Backyard, is bringing her love of reading to the Oshawa Public Library.
'Read with Gisèle' tour visits the Legends Centre Branch Library
on Saturday, July 16 at 1:30pm.
The Read with Gisèle tour showcases Gisèle reading the book of the month from her Big Backyard Book Club
at libraries across the province in an effort to inspire children and their families to read every day.
Preschoolers can watch the Book Club
on television, participate in the club online at tvokids.com, and now enjoy it in person as Gisèle
reads accessible, easy-to-read-aloud books by Canadian authors.
will read the book 'Hannah's Collections', written and illustrated by Marthe Jocelyn.
Kids will also have a chance meet Gisèle
and have her
autograph their book.
"I'm thrilled to be bringing the Big Backyard Book Club
to life at libraries across Ontario.
Reading aloud with children is a great way to develop their early literacy skills, so I hope the Read with Gisèle
tour will inspire kids and their families to enjoy reading together every day," said Gisèle