Leicester District
National Education Union

5th October 2016

Everybody's Reading 2016

 Harry Whithead with children's laureate Chris Riddell
Harry Whithead with children's laureate Chris Riddell

The 2016 Everybody's Reading Festival is well underway. Congratulations to Chair, Peter Flack, and Juliett, and everybody from SDSA, for another brilliant series of events. The launch at Cocoa Amoure on 1st October was a wonderful celebration of reading. This year's winner of the Sue Townsend award for creative writing was Elise Ghent from Beaumont Leys School, pictured here with her teacher, Melissa Reeves. The award was presented by local writer and Chair of Literary Leicester, Harry Whithead, seen here at the launch event talking to children's laureate Chris Riddell.

Elise Ghent with her teacher, Melissa Reeves
Elise Ghent with her teacher, Melissa Reeves

 

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