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'Character Treasure Hunt' for World Book Day 2017 - 14/03/2017

World Book Day is a celebration! It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly it’s a celebration of reading.

Thursday 2nd March marked the 20th anniversary of World Book Day and students from UCEA took part in an exciting ‘Character Treasure Hunt’, organised by the iRead Centre.

Students were set a challenge to find and collect the names of 35 book characters that were written on badges and worn by staff throughout the day. A large number of students’ successfully managed to find all 35 characters and two winners were drawn at random.

Lucky students, Jack Williams (Year 7) and Keira Fretwell (Year 7) won the competition and received the collection of 10 ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ books. 10 lucky runners-up also received a copy of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ book.

All year 7 and 8 students who took part received a £1 book voucher that can be exchanged for one of 10 free books specially produced for World Book Day at ASDA and WH Smith stores.