World Book Day was on Thursday 6th March this year. We had a Reading Week for the week, plus staff and pupils talking about the book that changed their life at assemblies. We also participated in Writes of Passage from WBD.com and asked pupils for their favourite books.
Here is our World Book Day video showing how much our pupils love reading.
Thursday 7th March is World Book Day. As well as £1 book tokens, World Book Day is all about Reading, writing and sharing. Local bookshops will have copies of the special WBD £1 books that you can swop your tokens for.
You can also download a WBD App with stories by famous authors such as Chris Ryan, Dawn Porter, Patrick Ness and Sarah Alderson.
For more inspiration, take a look at Movellas/WBD where you can write stories online and maybe your story will make it into the app, if enough other young people vote for it.
Ask Mrs Bax for your free £1 book token.
Today is World Book Day. Doon Academy’s main activity for WBD this year is using our book tokens with a Scholastic Book Club, but we might try and have some fun too!
We watched the “Greatest Book Show on Earth” webcast with S1.
The start of the story which the authors were playing consequences with was:
“Norbert had heard of a piggyback , but what on earth was a backypig? “
How would you continue the story?
World Book Day is coming up on 1st March 2012. Pupils at Doon Academy will soon be getting their free £1 book token to spend on either on of the free books or to put towards any book.
The free books are :
Skulduggery Pleasant – The End of the World
Big Day Out by Jacqueline Wilson
How to train your dragon – The day of the dreader
There is also a gallery of video book trailers some simple games
and best of all, a downloadable App
from available soon from iTunes.
To see the book trailers made for WBD go to their Youtube channel
We will be having some activities and events on and around World Book Day. Watch this space.