World Book Day is celebrated in Wooler

Pupils at Wooler First School celebrated World Book Day last week.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 23 March, 2018, 14:05
Pupils at Wooler First School celebrated World Book Day earlier this week. The author and illustrator, Helen Stephens, joined the children for a day of fun. Her wonderful book, How to Hide a Lion, was the theme of the day. Pictured are some of the children from Reception, Year One and Year Two.

Berwick author and illustrator, Helen Stephens, joined the children for a day of fun.

Her book, How to Hide a Lion, was the theme of the day.

How to Hide a Lion has sold in 14 languages worldwide.

It was nominated for the Greenaway Medal, the UKLA Awards, the Red House Children’s Book Awards and the Stockport Children’s Book Award and was winner of the Prix Livrentête, the Oldham Picture Book Award and the Rotherham Picture Book Award.

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The Association of Senior Children’s and Education Librarians featured it in its list of stories which have been tried, tested and loved by children.

Pictured are some of the children from Reception, Year One and Year Two.

Many schools were forced to cancel or rearrange their World Book Day plans because it coincided with the Beast from the East snowstorms.