Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Book Fair 2014

St Brendan's Book Fair will be open before and after school next week.
It will also be open late during Student Conferences on Monday and Tuesday.  

       Opening Hours:
        Mon 28th July     2.40pm-8.00pm(approx.)
        Tues 29th July    8.40am-9.15am
                         and    2.40pm-5.00pm(approx.)
        Wed 30th July    8.40am-9.15am
                         and    2.40pm-3.15pm
        Thur 31st July    8.40am-9.15am
                         and    2.40pm-3.15pm
        Fri 1st August    8.40am-9.15am

        Hope to see you there.

Look out for the Book Fair brochure coming home soon. It showcases just a few of the hundreds of books on display and available for purchase in the library - next week only. 

Remember all purchases from the Book Fair help to earn free books for our school library.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Quiz - Fairies in Fiction

Photograph: Moviestore/REX ; via The Guardian.com HERE

So you like stories about fairies and you think you know quite a lot about them.....then take the 'Fairies in Fiction' Quiz set by Michelle Harrison for The Guardian HERE, and find out if you really do know as much about fairies as you think you do?


Monday, July 7, 2014

Book Benches & Quiz

Fifty Book Benches have been scattered around London in the United Kingdom in a project by the National Literary Trust to celebrate London's literary heritage and encourage reading. 

"The 50 benches are dedicated to books, characters and authors: from Sherlock Holmes, James Bond and Hercules Poirot to Peter Pan, The Gruffalo and Paddington Bear. " The Guardian.com

The many 'Things' of Dr Seuss, as painted by Sarah Jane Richards.
Photograph: Chris O’Donovan for the National Literacy Trust’
Image via The Guardian.com HERE
Take the QUIZ and see if you can name the books that 10 of the Book Benches are dedicated to HERE.

The benches will be on display until mid September, then they will be auctioned in early October to raise funds for the National Literary Trust.

Make sure you take the QUIZ BEFORE you have a look at the list of all 50 Book Benches HEREThey truly are amazing!

Source: The Guardian.com HERE

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Coming Soon .... Book Fair 2014

Where: In the Library

When: Opens Week 2, Term 3


St Brendan's Book Fair 2014 will open after school on Monday, 28th July and be open before and after school until the morning of Friday, 1st August. Check back here early next term for more information about Book Fair opening hours. 

This short video below is from the United Kingdom in early 2013, so the advertised books and prices will differ, but the message is the same :)



All purchases from the Book Fair help to earn free books for our school library.


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