Bingley Grammar School

03.03.21

World Book Day 2021

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It's that time of year again! World Book day is on Thursday 4th March and although we're not in school, there are plenty of things that you can still get involved in.

Miss Powell writes:

Why not enter one of the BGS World Book Day competitions? Closing date is March 29th and you could win a £10 Amazon voucher!

https://www.worldbookday.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/booktoken_SecondaryUK.pdf - Link to a virtual £1 book token!

https://www.worldbookday.com/books/ - £1 books this year. 

https://bookfairs.scholastic.co.uk/chapter-one - authors read 1st chapter of their favourite books.

https://www.hayfestival.com/showcategory.aspx?CategoryID=209&SEName=archive-hay-player&skinid=16&ManufacturerFilterID=0&VectorFilterID=0&GenreFilterID=58&SectionFilterID=0&pagenum=1 - online talks and workshops with some fantastic authors!

https://www.worldbookdaysocial.com/podcasts/ - Podcasts from some of your favourite authors - have a listen!

https://www.worldbookday.com/bookclub/ - A book club is running on the World Book Day website.

https://www.worldbookday.com/online-masterclasses/ - Watch some creative writing masterclasses run by award winning authors. (Look at the secondary masterclasses further down the page.)

https://www.thespanishexperiment.com/stories 

https://www.thefrenchexperiment.com/stories - Mrs Greening and the MFL department has set you the challenge to read or listen to a classic French/Spanish fairytale this week. Are you up to the challenge?

For more stuff to do, search for your favourite author's website/social media page and see if they are doing anything for World Book Day. There might be a chance for you to win some prizes in giveaways!

Remember that you can read free books on the SORA app or through Bradford libraries' BorrowBox app - join the library online for free and then you can download the app.

Happy reading!

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