Children in Brentwood launch self-penned book to mark World Book Day

PUBLISHED: 17:50 04 March 2013

Children from Ursuline Preparatory School dress up as characters from Greek Myths.

Children from Ursuline Preparatory School dress up as characters from Greek Myths.


Children celebrated World Book Day by launching a new book they have written.

The pupils at Ursuline Preparatory School, in Brentwood have been writing the book over the past six months, and each class was given a chapter to wrote.

The fully-illustrated book, Tales of Mystery and Magic, was overseen and published by editor Vicky Wilson and co-ordinated within the school by head of english, Sarah Macdonald.

The school said: “All the children were excited and delighted to see the completed hard back edition unveiled at their special assembly.”

Each family at the school was presented with a copy of the book as a memento of their children’s work.

The children also marked the day by dressing up as characters from their favourite books including You Can’t Scare a Princess by Gillian Rogers; Farmer Duck by Martin Waddell; Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden; and The Tale of the Naughty Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.

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