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World Book Day

World Book Day

Books are brought to life by creative authors who use various writing skills to capture the interest of the reader BUT, what about the illustrators?

Illustrators are extremely talented and draw super, impressive pictures so we can enjoy our books even more!

A perfect example of a successful illustrator is Dapo Adeola

 

Dapo Adeola is an award-winning illustrator and designer who creates characters and images that challenge expectations around race and gender in a fun and upbeat way. He is the co-creator and illustrator of best selling picture book Look Up and Space Detective!

 

World Book Creative Tasks

As always, we love to participate in fun activities on World Book Day so, why not have a go at some of the activities below. 

 

Activity 1

Listen to 'Look Up' by Nathan Bryon and then join in the activity with the Award winning illustrator - Dapo Adeola! Click on the link below.

A Puffin Storytime and draw-along for children, with the author and Illustrator of picture book Look Up! Settle down to watch Look Up! then grab your crayons...

Activity 2

 

You maybe be familiar with the book 'Space Detective' - it is the book that Mr Stott is reading in the Year 3/4 Story time!

It is an amazing book based on two heroes called Connor and Ethan who step up and save Starville from doom!

Click on the link below to access your 'Space Detective Activity Pack'.

 

 

 

 

Activity 3

 

Draw a new hero that will help Connor and Ethan save Starville! . Watch the video below to help you.

 

 

 

 

How to Draw a Cartoon with Personality (Step by Step)

World Book Day.mp4

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Take a look at some of the art work we produced on World Book Day.

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