National Simultaneous Storytime 11am AEST TODAY!

IT HAPPENS EVERY YEAR, but this year, it’s Extra Special because it’s the National Year of Reading!

Now in it’s 12th year, the National Simultaneous Storytime is organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) and promotes literacy in communities across Australia.

A book is selected to be read simultaneously right across Australia, in pre-schools, schools, libraries, bookshops and many more.

The 2012 National Simultaneous Storytime is TODAY 23rd May at 11am AEST.

The selected book for 2012 National Simultaneous Story time is

The Very Cranky Bear
Written by: Nick Bland
Published by: Scholastic Australia
ISBN : 9781741699920

Take part and promote Australian writers and the value of reading!

Citations:  http://www.alia.org.au/nss/about.html

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