Library News - March 2019
- Wirral Book Award 2019 Author Event
On Monday 18 March the Wirral Book Award 2019 Reading Group from year 9 attended the annual Author Event with Mrs Seed and Mrs Biggs, this year held at Bebington High and organised by the librarian Kate Williams. Five of the participating authors:
Matt Killeen – Orphan, Monster, Spy
Bryony Pearce – Savage Island
Tom Pollock – White Rabbit, Red Wolf
Martin Stewart – The Sacrifice Box
Will Sutcliffe – We See Everything
talked about their work and answered questions, then signed copies of their books.
- Thursday 7 March 2019 - World Book Day
This year for World Book Day we had a ‘Blurbs’ competition to see how well the pupils knew their books. They had to match the ‘Blurb’ to the book cover. We actually had 21 winners from all years proving what a well read lot they are!
- YA author Kathryn Evans visits Upton Hall
On Tuesday 19 March YA author Kathryn Evans visited Upton Hall to publicise her new book “Beauty Sleep”. She gave a lively talk about her life and work to Year 8 and 9 in the Assembly Hall and signed copies of her book. Her previous book “ More of Me” had been shortlisted for the Wirral Book Award 2017 and was a favourite amongst our Year 9 reading group at the time.