Cassie Chadderton, chief executive of World Book Day, said: “Year on year, the evidence grows that World Book Day is having a positive impact on the reading behaviour of our children and young people. By putting more books directly into the hands of children and young people and, at the same time, encouraging everyone, everywhere to get into the habit of sharing stories regularly, World Book Day is helping create readers for life.”
EVENTS FOR WORLD BOOK DAY!
I hope that you, your children or grandchildren are taking part in some of the wonderful events happening across the country today. Here are some of the events happening today, to see more go to World Book Day
The Book Nook: World Book Day at The Book Nook, Hove. 0930 – 1700. Celebrate with lots of fun activities at the bookshop. Children can exchange their token for a free book, or £1 off a book costing £2.99 or more until March 29th
Pickering Library: Date: 1.00 – 2.30 pm | Suitable for children aged 1-5 years. Join children’s author Sarah Coyle and the volunteers at Pickering Library for a fun story-time and more. Celebrate World Book Day in Pickering.
NATIONAL TRUST WBD – EVENTS in WALES
Follow what’s happening in Wales for World Book Day @WBDWales
Cardiff Children’s LitFest – 25 & 26 April 2020
ADDITIONAL WELSH-LANGUAGE BOOKS
There are two additional Welsh-language books available only in Wales.
Darllen gyda Cyw by Anni Llŷn, which follows the tales of popular S4C favourites Cyw and her friends. (Published by Y Lolfa)
Stori Cymru – Iaith a Gwaith by Myrddin ap Dafydd (Published by Gwasg Carreg Gwalch)
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