Celebrating Book Week – Australia: Story Country

Aussie Stories for Lunch…

During Book Week we had the opportunity to listen to some of our teachers read us Australian stories each lunchtime in the LRC. Some very keen bookworms came to enjoy listening to stories every day…

Our Book Week Parade

The highlight of Book Week was our Book Week Parade! This year our students were encouraged if possible to come as a character from a book written by an Australian author to celebrate the many Australian stories and book characters we enjoy reading. Our students, parents and staff never cease to amaze me with their creativity and it was a delight to see the many ingenious ways a multitude of book characters came to life on Top Yard on Friday morning. Thank you so much to everyone for embracing our Book Week Parade with such enthusiasm and joy!

After our Book Week Parade our classes enjoyed a variety of literature and art activities focused on a Australian authors and books.  A fun day was had by all!

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14 thoughts on “Celebrating Book Week – Australia: Story Country

  1. Thank you Miss Y for bringing your love of books to our children. Book Week this year was a big success!

  2. What an absolute success!
    Well done Ms Y, you motivated the students once again to get involved!

  3. Thanks Sharon,

    Lots of creativity and fun to celebrate books and reading at SMOT!

    Miss Y 🙂

  4. Thanks Marisa,

    Thank you too for emailing Chloe’s photo of her fabulous Book Week costume even though she was home sick…dedication to Book Week above and beyond!!

    Miss Y 🙂

  5. What a wonderful variety of characters….it shows what a diverse collection of books the children are exposed to Miss Y…and how creative everyone is….best theme….thanks

  6. What clever people are part of St M’s. Well done to everyone and I am glad you had so much fun – that’s what reading is all about. A very special congratulations to Miss Y for all her hard work behind the scenes to make the day a success. Well done all round – and here’s a round of applause to all of you 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

  7. Thank you Louise!

    We certainly had a fun Book Week celebration just as I know your students will this week with all of the wonderful things you have planned for them in your library. I’m really looking forward to hearing about your Book Week…good luck and have FUN!

    Miss Y 🙂

  8. Great choice Miss Y. I love that book. Peta couldn’t resist it when she went book shopping and she shared it with me.

  9. Dear Miss Y
    Every one looked really cool in their costumes even you.
    Can’t wait to see more characters next Book Week.
    PS I looked really cool too.

  10. Dear Miss Y

    I had fun on Book Week. I love the effort in our costumes. I loved being Alice-Miranda. It was fun.

    See you on Monday Library Ninja 👀 🎭 and it’s spring 🌲🌳🌳🌳🌳🍀🍀😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😁😄😀

    thanks Madison 😴😴😢😢😢😢

  11. Hi Talia,

    Everybody was so creative with their costumes and it looked like our favourite book characters had come to life on Top Yard! I’m sure there will be more new book characters next year…

    Miss Y 🙂

  12. Hi Madison,

    I love reading your comments!

    I’m so glad you had fun at Book Week. You were a fabulous Alice-Miranda!

    See you on Monday for some holiday borrowing…

    Miss Y (Library Ninja) 🙂

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