Volume 31 Issue 25 19 Aug 2022 22 Av 5782

Celebrating Book Week 2022

Samantha Rogut, Head of Library and Information Services K-6

“Dreaming with eyes open…”

Emanuel School is delighted to announce that as part of Book Week 2022 renowned Australian children’s authors Mick Elliott and Belinda Murrell will be visiting the School, as will the touring company Perform! Education with their Book Week 2022 Musical.

Mick and Belinda will be visiting the Primary School during Week 6 to speak to the students about their celebrated novels and their writing process. There is an opportunity to purchase books by both authors. These will be signed and delivered to the School after the event. Should you wish to purchase any of their books this may be done by following the links attached to the Children’s Bookshop website.

Years 3 and 4

Mick’s novels include the Squidge Dibley series and The Turners series. He is also an amazing illustrator and an advocate for encouraging students to love reading. Mick will be speaking to Years 3 and 4. To order Mick’s books click here.  

Years 5 and 6

Belinda will be celebrating the launch of her latest book, The Silver Sea ,which is the second book in the Golden Tower series. She is also the author of the Timeslip Series and the action-packed Sun Sword Trilogy. Belinda will be speaking to Years 5 and 6.To order Belinda’s books click here. 

Year K, Year 1 and Year 2 

Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 2 will attend a live performance of Perform! Education’s STORY QUEST adventure which celebrates the CBCA Book Week 2022 theme: Dreaming With Eyes Open… Books featured on the CBCA 2022 shortlist will be woven into an engaging, original narrative filled with music, adventure and intrigue!

Years K-6 

On Wednesday 24 August 2022 students will be asked to come dressed as their favourite character from a book to celebrate the middle of Book Week, and to bring a gold coin donation to support the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

We can’t wait to celebrate Book Week 2022 at Emanuel!