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Patron of Reading 2019-20

Reading is a big focus of what we do at Shrubland Street and this year we are delighted to announce that poet James Carter (author of many fantastic books including : Once upon a Star, The World's Greatest Space Cadet, I'm a Little Alien, The Story of the Electric Guitar, The BIG Beyond and many more) has agreed to be our Patron of Reading for the year. 

What is a Patron of Reading?

A Patron of Reading is a school's special children's author, poet, storyteller or illustrator. The school and their patron develop a relationship over a period of time. Everything the patron does is related to helping encourage and develop a reading for pleasure culture in the school: blogs, book recommendations, discussions, plays, book quizzes, poetry bashes, parent sessions, book trailers and school visits. The possibilities are virtually endless.

Who is James Carter?

www.jamescarterpoet.co.uk

Or read Benjamin's poem about him.

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