Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Books, books, books! RImu LOVES books!

What excited faces! We were at St Margaret's College to listen to 6 authors/illustrators share their books. These books aren't just any books, they are finalists in the NZ Book Awards for children and young adults. What was going to happen? Would we like any of them? Would we learn anything? Would we want to take books home?

And then we were off. There were 3 authors and each shared for around 12 minutes. Their books were very different and everyone had a different favourite. You can read about each of them on Prudence's blog, Chloe's blog or Ian's blog.

After a break we were back in for the next 3 authors. These stories were a bit different and the presentations were also very different. One involved bugs and creepy crawly stories, one involved the illustration process and one involved blowing up a cat balloon and another balloon. So very different!

Many of our students have shared have written great blog posts about the day, the authors and what they thought about the books. We highly recommend that you read these students blogs to find out more: Isaac's, Lucy's, Abby's, Saxon's, Mia's and Eben's.

(We also got to enjoy the sun and the St Margaret's grass! Thanks St Margaret's!!)


  1. that is cool i think you did good work

  2. Hi, I am Charlotte
    from papakura central school.
    that's totally me you did a great job.
    Blog you later
    from Charlotte


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