World Book Day 4-7th March events - Get children's books for £1
By londononline | Saturday, March 02, 2013, 13:34
On the 7th March World Book Day is celebrated around the UK. Visit the website to get cheap books and watch videos. World Book Day is hosted by Tony Robinson of Blackadder fame. Learn online how to make brilliant stories.top authors and illustratiors coming to you live! Register now. Games, questions, stories, resources - all online. Whether you are a teacher, parent, bookseller, librarian or journalist, they have fantastic downloads and resources available for YOU. Get your colouring pens out and enter the National Book Tokens Design a Bookmark competition!
Find World Book Day Events in your area here Gareth P Jones eventLondon, Greater LondonVenue: Date:
Award-winning children's author Gareth P Jones will present a lively interactive performance using original songs and humour inspired by his books, The Thornthwaite Inheritance, a story of murderous twins which is less whodunit and more whodonewhat, and Constable & Toop, a tale of murder, ghosts and haunted houses set in Victorian London. FREE and suitable for Year 3-6.
The full list of World Book Day
£1 books for 2013 is:
Alfie's Shop, Shirley Hughes
Giraffes Can't Dance: Colouring and Puzzle Fun,
Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees (Orchard Books)
Horrid Henry's Guide to Perfect Parents,
Francesca Simon, illustrated by Tony Ross (OrIon)
Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonders: Funny Inventions,
Tony Robinson (MacMillan)
The Diamond Brothers in… Two of Diamonds,
Anthony Horowitz (Walker)
Hang In There Bozo: The Ruby Redfort Emergency Survival Guide For Some Tricky Predicaments,
Lauren child (Harper Collins)
Tom Gates: Best Book Day Ever! (so far),
Liz Pichon (Scholastic)
The Chocolate Box Girls: Bittersweet,
Cathy Cassidy (PuffIn Books)
"World Book Day was designated by Unesco as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe.World Book Day is a partnership of publishers, booksellers and interested parties who work together to promote books and reading for the personal enrichment and enjoyment of all. a main aim of World Book Day in the uk and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading by providing them with the opportunity to have a book of their own. To mark the day, school children are entitled to receive a World Book Day £1 Book Token (or equivalent €1.50 Book Token in Ireland). The Book Token can be exchanged for one of eight specially published World Book Day £1 Books, or is redeemable against any book or audio book of their choice costing £2.99 or more at a participating bookshop or book club. The World Book Day £1 Book Token will be valid from 25 February to 24 March 2013".