You guys did so well! We are so impressed with your efforts.
Summertime Reading Club is over. Have a look at photos of the prizegiving at Central Library Tuam on Friday 25 January 2013. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who entered for their great work:
Summertime Reading Club
- 1st prize Daniel Powley
- 2nd prize Ashleigh-Jo Smith
- 3rd prize Teighan Connolly
SCAPE colouring competition
1st prize Arna Emslie
2nd prize Jack Sheedy
3rd prize Alisha Warwick
Runner up Jessica Olds
Runner up Jason Yun
Runner up Oliver Wheeler
View photos of the SCAPE colouring competition.
Photography competition: Reading a book in your favourite summer place:
1st prize Angus Steve: New Brighton
2nd place: Hannah Warwick
3rd place: Amelia Kirkness
Highly commended: Arlia O’Sullivan
Highly commended: Katie Morison
Highly commended: Emma Rashbrook–Field
This is the first of our weekly Summertime Reading Club challenges. Each week we’ll set you a challenge and you have to comment on the challenge post to go in the draw for the weekly prize, a $50 PaperPlus voucher and a Hoyts movie pass. We’ll draw the winner on Thursday and announce the winner on Friday when the next challenge is posted.
Week 1 Challenge
Using either the library catalogue or the Kids Christmas page on the library website, find a Christmas book that we have in the library. Once you’ve found it, tell us here on the blog by leaving a comment on this post (along with your name and email address).
For a bonus entry – say ‘Merry Christmas’ to us in another language.
This week’s winner is Ben.
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It’s great to see so many Christchurch kids entering our Summertime Reading Club. There are so many great books you can choose to read and all you have to do is read any 6 books to go in the draw to win awesome prizes. We would love to know what you’ve been reading over the holidays and why you liked (or didn’t like) the books that you read. You can leave a comment on this post and tell us all about the books you’ve been reading:
- What’s your favourite book you’ve read in the holidays?
- Why did you like this book so much (or why didn’t you like it)?
- Who was your favourite character?
- What was your favourite part of the book?
- How many books have you read in the holidays?
If you don’t know what to read next check out our If You Like… book lists and our Holiday Reading Guide.
Our Summertime Reading Club starts on Friday, giving you the chance to win prizes just for reading books. You can read all about how to join the Summertime Reading Club here on the blog.
Throughout the Summertime Reading Club we’re going to be highlighting some of the great movies that are coming out these holidays. You may have noticed that there are lots of movies based on books – Hugo (The Invention of Hugo Cabret), The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, and War Horse (based on the book by Michael Morpurgo). We’ll be having lots of exciting giveaways where you can win copies of the books and movie passes.
Our first competition, starting Friday, is all about Tintin, so keep your eyes peeled!
There are so many great movies coming out in cinemas in the Christmas holidays, and the one I’m most looking forward to is The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn. The movie is based on three of Herge’s Tintin books – The Crab with the Golden Claws, The Secret of the Unicorn and Red Rackham’s Treasure.
Thanks to HarperCollins NZ, Random House NZ and Hardie Grant Egmont we have a MASSIVE Tintin prize pack to give away. The winner will get a copy of the amazing book, The Art of the Adventures of Tintin, a set of the Tintin movie tie-in books, a Tintin poster and a movie pass to go and see the movie at Hoyts. One runner-up will win a Tintin poster and a movie pass.
Thanks for entering our Tintin Competition. Here are our lucky winners:
Main prize winner is – Leo
Runner up – Bryn
After a busy summer of reading where 576 children completed 779 reading logs and read a whopping 4674 books, the winners of book prize packs from Barrington Paper Plus can be announced. The winners are:
- Julia Greenslade, 12, Burnside
- Carlos Aso, 7, Northwood
- Joshua James, 9, Spreydon
And the iPod Touch?
Victoria Dodge was the lucky winner of this prize, as well as a book prize pack.
Thanks for entering
Well done to all our keen readers. Now you’re in the reading habit you can prepare for the Reading Crusade — coming your way in April.
Download a Summertime Reading Club bookmark [158 kb PDF]