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NWAT promotes ‘Share a Story’ for World Book Day 2018

World Book Day can only mean one thing – an army of Highway Rats, Harry Potters, Gruffalos and Grinches streaming through the school gates for a day of literature-based fun at the Trust’s schools.

Even the Siberian weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of children who enjoyed bookish treats including a visit from author Rachel Delahaye, author of the Jim Reaper series of books, and swapping their favorite reads with friends.

World Book Day is a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading around the world. Established by UNESCO, it is a one-day festival, which is celebrated in over 100 countries all over the globe.

This year’s theme is “Share A Story” and adults, parents and older siblings are encouraged to participate by reading and sharing stories. The organisers are encouraging the nation to ‘Take 10’ and recognise the positive impact that reading together for only 10 minutes a day can have on a child.