World Book Day - Thursday 4th March 2021
World Book Day might look at little different this year but that does not mean we cannot celebrate all things book related! Below are some ideas of ways you and your families can get involved with sharing your love of books and reading. We have also included some links to useful websites where you will find lots of ideas for things to do on this year's World Book Day. Make sure that you share your book celebrations with by e-mailing photographs, pictures and work to your year group e-mail addresses.
World Book Day Share a Story Live Events
The World Book Day website are offering lots of free digital events to celebrate World Book Day this year. These include a star-studded cast of authors and illustrators sharing their stories and offering tips for budding writers. You can also access free audio stories and lots of free resources to celebrate books and reading.
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Every week a popular children's author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top recommended reads.
This week, the author is Jeremy Strong with his fantastic historical book about The Romans
The current Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell has filmed herself reading some of her best books including How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once. She has also posted videos of her and other writers/illustrators giving ideas of things you can try!
The world famous children's author shares stories and songs on her Facebook page. Also, lots of activities around her stories and characters can be found on The Gruffalo website.
The lovereading4kids website is full of information about books. You can sign up for free and access the opening chapters of lots of different books - it's great for discovering new authors!
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