Since 1967 people all over the world have celebrated International Children’s Book Day. Timed to coincide with Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, it takes place on 2 April. Its aim is to promote books and reading to young people.
The perfect way to celebrate this event is to introduce a youngster to a fab new story. Here’s some places to get reading ideas:
- Have a look at the Christchurch City Libraries booklists for children.
- Visit the Christchurch Kids blog.
- Go to the Kids section of the website for reading fun.