Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Book Week Performances and Presentations

As part of the East Book Week celebration next week, February 24-28, we will have 3 author visits and a puppet show. Keep reading for more details.

K1 & K2:

Nikole Horkin from Once Upon a Puppet Theater will share adaptations of Ugly Fish by Kara Lareau and This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen. Nikole makes all of the puppets and sets. She is quite talented and the children love her shows.

K2 & Grade 1:

Sarah Mounsey, author of the Paw Prints series will share her stories on Wednesday, February 26. The Paw Prints series has been awarded a bronze medal in the Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards. Sarah is taking orders for signed copies of her books. Complete this form and return it to school if you are interested.

G2 & 3:

Felicia Low-Jimenez, one half of the husband & wife team who write the Sherlock Sam series, will visit East on February 26. Sherlock Sam, a clever and observant 10 year old boy, solves mysteries all over Singapore. The first in the series, Sherlock Sam and the Missing Heirloom in Katong, is one of the titles on the Red Dot Award short list. This is Felicia's first visit to East and we are really looking forward to it. Books will be for sale just outside the Primary School Library on February 26 and 27.

G4 & 5:

Tristan Bancks, a children's book author with a background in acting and filmmaking, will visit East on February 24 and 25. His books include the Mac Slater series, The Nit Boy series, My Life & Other Stuff I Made Up, and Galactic Adventures; First Kids in Space. Tristan will lead workshops to inspire our students as writers and storytellers. Forms have been sent home for book orders. Contact Debbie Diaz if you would like a form. ddi@uwcsea.edu.sg

There will also be a Bookaburra Book Fair in the Plaza from February 26-28. 

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