World Book Day

Proudly Introducing Our 2021 £1 Books

World Book Day Competitions 2021

 

Competition 1:  Masked Reader

The first 10 students will win a prize, all you have to do is identify the correct staff member and the book that they are reading. Further details will be shared on World Book Day.

Closing date: Thursday 11th March 2021.

Competition 2:  Design a Potato as a Favourite Book Character

Design from a potato a favourite book character. use your own imagination or get ideas from the internet. All potatoes will be judged and there will be 5 prizes. So get painting, sticking and designing those potatoes!

Closing date: Thursday 11th March 2021.

All entries to both competitions to be sent to Mrs R Scrivens at RuthScrivens@darlaston.graceacademy.org.uk

Good luck!

Where can Students choose their £1 Books?

  • The World Book Day £1 books are a gift to young people from participating booksellers, including supermarkets.
  • Families can redeem their £1 token in lockdown OR hold on to it to use later!
  • Parents can use the £1 token when they collect essential shopping. World Book Day’s £1 books can be found in major supermarkets as well as bookshop chains, and bookshops on your high street may be open for click and collect.
  • Bookshops are offering new ways to make the £1 books available, even in lockdown.
  • Young people can use the ‘Look Insides’ on our website to choose their £1 book.
  • Or, hold on to your token! Bookshops will welcome families when they open again. Participating booksellers will honour the tokens beyond the 28th March while stocks last. Contact your local bookseller to check if they are able to offer £1 off other titles.
  • Check booksellers.org.uk/wbd for information about retailers open near you and contact them for Information about ways to redeem the token before you visit.

When are the books available? 

  • This year our £1 book tokens can be redeemed in bookshops and supermarkets from Thursday 18th February – Sunday 28th March. 
  • For full terms and conditions, please go to worldbookday.com/terms-conditions.

Click here for your Digital World Book Day Token

Get Caught Listening – Free Audio books for Secondary Students-

Click on the link of the book title to listen to the audio. 

A Sprinkle of Sorcery

The Ship of Shadows

Cloudburst

Jungle Drop

Running On The Roof Of The World

Ultimate Football Heroes: Rashford

Sherlock Holmes Silver Blaze

Pride and Prejudice