Dear Pint-sized Bookworms,
A million and one things have happened in the world of children’s books in the past two weeks. Find a brief summary below.
1. APRIL 23RD
April 23rd 2016 was
- World Book Day
- The 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare
A. WORLD BOOK DAY
World Book Day is a day set aside by UNESCO for celebrating books and reading for children. To commemorate World Book Day, we will give away 3 books to the three lucky winners.
0 – 4 years
The Preschool Alphabet Book by Noma Sodipo or ABC by Dr. Seuss
4 – 8 years
No Bread for Eze and No School for Eze by Ifeoma Onyefulu or The Emperor’s New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen
Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okoroafor or How to Build Your Own Country by Valerie Wyatt
Scroll down our post list, read the review for the book you want to win and answer the challenge question. Answers must be received before 12am on Saturday May 7th, 2016.
B. SHAKESPEARE’S ANNIVERSARY
Born on April 23rd 1564, Shakespeare is arguably the best English playwright ! He wrote 38 plays and 154 sonnets before he died 52 years later on April 23rd 1616. (Yes!! He died on his birthday!) In honour of Shakespeare, this month (May), we will review 8 books by Shakespeare.
2. NEW RELEASE
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #11: Double Down by Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley is Back! The newest addition to the Wimpy kid series will be available to the public on the 1st of November, 2016, that’s 01 -11 -16! Preorder your copy here.
3. PBW READING CLUB
Our Reading Club will take off this month! More information coming soon …