National Simultaneous Storytime 2020
Monday, 22nd Jun 2020 — Wednesday, 30th Sep 2020
'Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas' by Lucinda Gifford
Join us online for this year's National Simultaneous Storytime, featuring the fabulous book 'Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas' by Lucinda Gifford.
Every year for National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) libraries, schools, pre-schools, childcare centres, family homes and many other places all around the country come together at the same time to read the same Australian picture book together. This is a fun and vibrant event that celebrates and promotes reading, literacy, and Australian authors and illustrators. Now in it's 20th year, NSS is organised by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA).
This year we have a range of activities that you can take part in for NSS:
Live Book Reading Wednesday 27 May 11am
Visit the NPSP Facebook page to join us on the day of NSS for the simultaneous book reading!
Storytime at Home
Watch a storytime video any time at home.
- 'Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas' Storytime at Home video with Sally, recording available now.
- Visit our fantastic new resource Story Box Library, login using your library card, and watch Emma Watkins from The Wiggles read this fun book! From the 25th of May, author and illustrator Lucinda Gifford will also be here with a book reading.
Draw Your own Chicken Divas
Lucinda Gifford, Scholastic and ALIA have put together heaps of fun activities for this year's NSS, including:
- A colouring in pack
- An activity pack
- Learn all about caring for chickens
- A fantastic online jigsaw puzzle that you can make as easy or as difficult as you like
We're looking forward to sharing this fun book with you!