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Section One

Library News

 

"The library is the key. That is where the escape tunnel is. All of the knowledge in the world is there. The great brains of the world are at your fingertips.” Billy Connolly

 

WORLD BOOK DAY – 4 March 2021

Get ready for World Book Day.

Find out lots of information and fun activities on the official World Book Day Website

www.worldbookday.com

 

You can also join the brand new World Book Day Club!!  

To be one of the first to hear World Book Day Book Club news and picks for the months ahead, sign up to the newsletter at World Book Day Book Club - World Book Day

 

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF TOM GATES!!

 

To celebrate 10 years of Tom Gates, author and illustrator Liz Pichon will be sharing the first chapter from each book, follow this link to find out more SCHOLASTIC 10 YRS OF TOM GATES

 

VOTE FOR THE NEXT MR. MEN LITTLE MISS!

Cast a vote for your favourite of the five brand new characters. Have your say. Who will you choose? Vote for up to 2 characters. Voting closes 31st March 2021.

https://mrmen.com/blogs/news-and-activities/vote-for-the-next-mr-men-little-miss

 

 

Lots of top authors and illustrators have come up with fun stuff for your family to do. 

 

Ed Vere has been sharing lots of fun How to Draw videos, and Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has been reading How to Train Your Dragon chapter-by-chapter and suggesting activities to try, as well as organising lots of other fun stuff for your children - including a Creativity Summer Camp!. 

 

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/fun-at-home-with-authors-and-illustrators/

 

 

First News is again allowing us to email their newspaper directly to you, together with activity sheets to use at home.  We hope you enjoy them. For more information or to click through to the Kids area for activities, facts and fun, please visit the website http://www.firstnews.co.uk/

 

 

 

 PARENT SUPPORT FOR HOME LEARNING

 

Let The National Literacy Trust support you with their parent-facing platform, Words for Life. Whether you're looking for your child to chat, play, read, listen, make or watch, get stuck in with fun and easy activities for all children aged 0-12.

For children aged 13+, why not have a look at Zone In? Here you'll find the best tips to boost young adults' reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.

 

SURREY LIBRARIES

 

To find out more about the changes to services during lockdown,

which services are still available, online links etc. follow the link below.

 

https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/libraries/news-and-events/news/coronavirus

 

 

WINTER MINI CHALLENGE 2020

The Winter Mini Challenge bought to you by The Reading Agency, in partnership with ‘Knights of’ children's publishers.

 

The theme of the challenge is ‘Everyone is a Hero’.  Children can rate and review their books, collect rewards, take part in Winter Mini Challenge activities and competitions. 

 

The website link is www.wintermini.org.uk  For more information please visit www.readingagency.org.uk/children/news/

 

SHARE A STORY

Lots of stories to share at https://www.worldbookday.com/share-a-story-corner/ 

 

 

FOR MORE READING FUN!!

Don’t forget to take a look at the websites below; there are lots of links to interesting websites full of book news, facts, and fun.

 

INTERESTING WEBSITES TO VISIT 

 

 

 

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