World Book Day Events

Posted on: 6th March 2019

Superb Stories for World Book Day 2019

1. Eve of Man
As the last girl on earth, the future of humanity depends on Eve choosing a boyfriend.  It’s a lot to put on a young girl’s shoulders – and even more to put on her heart…

2. Grenade
Hideki and Ray are fighting for survival on the opposite sides of a war.  But when the two of them collide in the middle of battle…they choose the impossible.  They choose peace.

3. Macbeth
How far would you go for power?  Shakespeare’s epic play of greed and murder, now in a handy edition for your shelf.

4. Now or Never
The world is at war and standing on the shores of Dunkirk, a young Muslim soldier fights in defence of a Kingdom that does not see him as equal.

5. On the Come Up
When Bri’s mum loses her job and foodbanks and eviction notices become part of her life, just dreaming about becoming a famous rapper is no longer enough; she has to make it.

6. Rebel
Betrayal.  Sacrifice.  Survival.  A city is burning and only one place remains habitable: welcome to the continent of monsters.

7. Wonder
Auggie Pullman’s facial deformity has prevented him from going to school – until now.  Can he convince his new classmates that he’s just like them?

8. Two Can Keep a Secret
Missing girls don’t come home in Echo Falls.  Ellery’s just moved to the town her Aunt disappeared from twenty years ago and she’s determined to find out what happened.

9. The Day I was Erased
Disaster! Maxwell has somehow erased himself from his life: it’s as if he’s never existed.  Can he find a way to bring himself back?

10. Secret Weapon
Teen spy Alex Rider is back with more thrilling action, espionage, and pulse-pounding heroics than ever before.

 

Wacky Words for World Book Day 2019

Collywobbles - feeling a nervous fluttering in your stomach, enough that you want to stop whatever you are doing and run away

Agelastic - someone who never laughs; or, is extremely miserable.

Bumfuzzle- means to confuse or fluster.

Catawampus - means positioned diagonally or askew.

Gobbledegook - means hard to understand.

Kerfuffle - means fuss or commotion.

Shivoo refers to a boisterous party

Snollygoster - a shrewd, unprincipled person

Discombobulate - means to confuse, upset or frustrate.

Panjandrum - someone who claims to have a great deal of authority.

 

Looking for ‘a good read’ this World Book Day…

1.Mortal Engine by Philip Reeve

2.The Gone series by Michael Grant

3.Harry Potter series by J.K Rowling

4.Gods of Olympus by Rick Riordan

5.The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon

6.Alex Rider by Anthony Horowitz

7.How to Train your Dragon by Cressida Cowel

8.Tom Gates Family, Friends and Furry Creatures by Liz Pichon

9.Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

10.Why the Whales Came by Michael Morpurgo