The first-ever Book Night on Tuesday 24 May aims to motivate hundreds of readers throughout New Zealand to spend part of their evening reading.
It’s already term 2 and it brings with it some wonderful reading related events in New Zealand and overseas to enjoy with your students.
I had the good fortune to visit Auckland to hear Miranda McKearney speak at the National Library about her work with the UK’s Reading Agency and latterly, her new project Empathy Lab.
Last week in a series of events in Auckland and Wellington, social entrepreneur and co-founder of the Reading Agency and the Empathy Lab Miranda McKearney shared her experience and knowledge of the power of reading for pleasure.
Fabo is an idea created by a talented team of New Zealand children’s writers to encourage children’s writing through competitions with great prizes.