Book Week Events

Each year across Australia, the Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) brings children and books together celebrating CBCA Book Week. This year, Book Week is taking place from 17 – 23 August with the theme being Reading is My Secret Power.

The following events will be taking place before, during and after Book Week in 2019:

Marcellin Campus

Throughout Week 5 (Tuesday 20 – Friday 23 August) there will be a range of activities held each day on the Marcellin Campus. Further information will be advertised to students in the daily notices. Events include:

  • The Write A Book in A Day Competition
  • Haiku Competition
  • Guess the ‘Shelfies’ PCG Quiz
  • Limerick Competition
  • ‘Book Memories’ PCG Quiz
  • Lunchtime Book Week Kahoot Quiz
  • Year 11 students reading to Lavalla students
  • Newman College Short Story Competition

The CBCA nominated books will also be on display on the Siena Learning Centre for students to loan. Students are encouraged to get involved in these many activities available to them.

Lavalla / Marian Campuses

Book Week Incursions

Glenn B Swift – Storyteller
Lavalla Campus: Monday 12 August – all students from Years 3-6
Marian Campus: Thursday 29 August – all students from Kindy-Year 2

Meg McKinley – Author
Lavalla Campus: Friday 23 August – all students from Years 3-6
Marian Campus: Thursday 22 August – all students from Kindy-Year 2

Kylie Howarth – Author & Illustrator
Marian Campus: Wednesday 4 September – Pre Kindy, Pre Primary and Years 1 & 2 students

James Foley – Author & Illustrator
Lavalla Campus: Friday 6 September – Year 3 students

Book Week Parades

Marian Parade: Thursday: 22 August, 9.00am in the Undercover Area

Lavalla Parade: Friday 23 August 9.00am in the Marist Auditorium