Book Week 4 – 8 November

THREE WEEKS TO GO!

SACRED HEART BOOK WEEK CELEBRATIONS

TERM 4, WEEK 4, 4 – 8 NOVEMBER, 2019

Children’s Book Week is an annual celebration of the best books published in Australia.  The theme this year is “Reading is My Secret Power”.

“DEAR” TIME

During the week, children will be encouraged to engage in “DEAR” time – i.e. Drop Everything and Read.

 

CHILDREN’S BOOK WEEK POSTER COMPETITION

Children will be asked to submit a poster to promote the theme “Reading is My Secret Power”.

Be creative; try to come up with something different and eye-catching.  Prizes will be presented to the most creative entries.

Entries to be handed to me by Monday 4 November (or earlier!).  All posters must be marked with a name and class.

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR: Tuesday 5 November – Friday 8 November.

Books will be available for PURCHASE ONLY

For every purchase, we earn a percentage which enables us to buy great books for our library.

An EFTpos (debit and credit) machine will be available at the Book Fair.  Online purchases also available.

Opening Hours: Tuesday 5 – Friday 8 November

8:00am – 8:45am

1:00pm – 1:30pm

2:50pm – 4:00pm

Volunteers extremely welcome during opening times to help with sales.

CHILDREN’S BOOK PARADE: Friday 8 November 9:00am

The whole school will take part in a Book Character Parade.  The children can come to school dressed as a BOOK CHARACTER or as something related to “Reading is My Secret Power”.

Be creative, think “outside the square”, and surprise everyone!  Parents welcome.

Children can come to school dressed in their outfits on the day.  Prizes will be presented to the most creative costumes in each grade.

“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader” – Margaret Fuller

Melanie Harrison, Teacher Librarian.