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Canadian Book Reading for Children

"Murilla Gorilla and the Hammock Problem"

First prize winner of the 2014 Alcuin Society Book Design Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada in the Children's Book category.

"Oh no, there's a hole in one of Okapi's hammocks. What could have happened? It's up to Murilla Gorilla, the lovable jungle detective, to unravel the mystery."

The Alcuin Society is a Canadian non-profit organization which aims to support excellence in book design and production, and to promote a wider appreciation of books and reading. Every year, the Society sponsors a national competition which recognizes and celebrates fine book design in Canada. For further information on the Alcuin Society, please visit:

Book information:

Title: "Murilla Gorilla and the Hammock Problem"
Author: Jennifer Lloyd
Illustrator: Jacqui Lee
Publisher: Simply Read Books (2014)

Date & hours: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 (16:30 – 17:30)

Place: Embassy of Canada E.H. Norman Library (B2 level)

Age limit: 4 to 10 years

Language: English/Japanese

Capacity: 25 children, plus their parents/guardians

Participation: Free of charge

  • Individual reservations should be made by fax to 03-5412-6287 or by e-mail, indicating the names of participants and ages of children in your message.
  • Reservations will be closed when we reach maximum enrolment.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Visitor access to the Embassy of Canada requires photo identification.



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