Children in Brentwood launch self-penned book to mark World Book Day
PUBLISHED: 17:50 04 March 2013
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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