Library News | Preparatory School

Have you read a good book lately that you would like to share with others? Write a book recommendation!

In Week 4 we invited students to share their book recommendations, and thank you to those students who have shared their recommendations! We now have a special book recommendation display area which will be permanent in the library and we would like to encourage all students to share their recommendations on a regular basis.

Holiday Writing Competition!

Do you have what it takes to write an awesome story? The Prep Library is running a Holiday Writing Competition over the break! All you need to do is write a story, long or short and choose a title below to help you create your story! The winning stories will win a prize!

Please choose one of the following titles and good luck!

  • The Runaway Book
  • The Monster Librarian
  • Lost in the Library

Reading Corner

We have updated our Reading Corner; students are welcome to find a book and just enjoy reading in this wonderful reading space!

Spotlight on Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and filmmaker in Melbourne. He is best known for illustrated books that deal with social and historical subjects through dream-like imagery, widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages. Shaun is the recipient of an Academy Award for the short, animated film The Lost Thing, the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden and the Kate Greenaway Medal in the UK.

To find out more about Shaun visit his website here Shaun Tan

Abigail Nel | Inquiry Learning Integrator

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