It may have rained on the Book Week Parade, but it did not rain on the fun for the Pre-school and Preparatory School students and staff who dressed up as their favourite literary characters to celebrate the end of Book Week. The theme for this year’s Book Week was ’Better Together’, with celebrations focused on the great friendships and families of children’s literature, (along with a few unsavoury characters), who were all great examples of how we work better together.
A wonderful week full of competitions and activities designed to celebrate the best of children’s literature was enjoyed, with a highlight being a visit from the entertaining and inspiring James Russell, author of The Dragon Brother’s Trilogy picture book and The Dragon Defenders series for older children. A natural storyteller, James had all of the students engrossed during three highly inspiring sessions with the Junior, Middle and Senior Syndicates in the Preparatory School, when he read from his fabulous books, and shared stories from
Other events in addition to the Book Week Parade, included the annual inter-class Battle of the Books quiz, and scavenger hunts.