Launch of ABC Day 2012!

The children representatives with their info packs and voting boxes

Pupil, Staff and Parent representatives from local schools were invited to attend the Launch Party at Frome Library where staff from Hunting Raven Bookshop and Frome Library shared the exciting ABC Day 2012 news. ABC Day Authors and Books for Children 2012 is a collaboration between Hunting Raven Bookshop and Frome Library.

Six successful children’s authors are booked to lead sessions during the second children’s literary day in this year’s Frome Festival on Thursday 12 July.

Local schools will be able join popular children’s authors Tom McLaughlin, Jason Chapman, Jeremy Strong, Jeanne Willis, Daniel Blythe and Joffre White to share the fun of their entertaining books.

MEANWHILE local book-lovers of all ages are invited to SHARE, READ and VOTE for their favourite ABC Day book.  Voting closes at 9:00am on Monday 09 July.  The book with the most votes will win its author the first ABC Day Children’s Book Award which will be presented in July.  Votes can be cast at Hunting Raven Bookshop and Frome Library.

School Representatives with their favourite books: Charlotte, Selwood Sch; Adam, Vallis Sch; Ivo, Oakfield Sch; Lennox, Nunney Sch; Orla, St John's Sch; Freddie, Selwood Sch; Chloe, Nunney Sch.

‘This is such a thrilling event for the children (and adults) of Frome and beyond!  We hope that literally everyone will get involved and VOTE for their favourite ABC Day book.  The second ABC Day in this year’s Frome Festival is going to be fun-packed!’, said the organisers Karin Campagna and Wendy Miller-Williams.

Full details of ABC Day 2012,
Share, Read & Vote,
and the Books and Authors
are available at Hunting Raven Books
and Frome Library.

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