by Chrissy Turnbull

NZ Children's Book Awards 2019

Competition to attend the NZ Children's book awards "Book Alive" event on the 7th August at Te Papa.

Would you like to attend the Children's Book Awards "Book Alive" event at Te Papa this year? Are you a Year 5 or 6 student? Are you a keen writer? Do you love reading? Keeping reading if you are all of the above...

The library is offering a select number of Year 5 and 6 students the opportunity to attend this wonderful event.  You will have the opportunity to hear the finalists speak, meet them and have your books signed by them.

If you would like to enter here are the details:

* Write a short passage about how you contribute to reading at Amesbury School. Details to include: How does it impact others and why you think it is important?

* Submit your written piece by Monday 1st July 4pm via email to   

* Winners will be chosen by Friday 5th July 9am and notified by email - be sure to include your email address. 

Parents: please note there will be a small charge for the bus to attend the event which will be no more than $15 per child.

We look forward to receiving your entries!