Book Aid International increases access to books and supports literacy, education and development in sub-Saharan
Africa. They send over 500,000 brand new books annually to 2,000 libraries, benefiting 2.4 million people every single year.
Whether you’re a parent, teacher, librarian or book lover and you want to host a “bake for books” sale, encourage your child to dress up or dress down for World Book Day, or host a bookish quiz evening, there is a huge amount of resources and fundraising ideas available to you. Just follow the link above to find them and most importantly have fun!
World Book Day is offering competition prize to WIN £100 of National Book Tokens for your school and there are two fantastic competitions for you to enter. The closing date for applications is 2 April 2012 and the winners will be announced on our website. For further information about this competition, take a look at our website: http://www.bookaid.org/get-involved/world-book-day-2/competition/. The first is a Dress up competition for pre-school and primary schools and the second is a Poetry competition for secondary schools.
There’s also tons of useful information on their website about partner projects, and they will be following the progress of several key projects throughout the year. For further information take a look at the Our Stories page on the website http://www.bookaid.org/our-work/our-stories-2/
Get involved via Social Media:
We’re using the following hashtags for World Book Day action: #worldbookday2012 and #WBD12
Book Aid International on Twitter www.twitter.com/ Book_Aid
World Book Day on Twitter www.twitter.com/WorldBookDayUK
Our Facebook page, should you want to link to it is: http://www.facebook.com/bookaid