Competitions
23.12.2021

Winter Holiday Reading Competition 

The holidays are upon us! And what can be better than curl up with a wonderful book, whether it's during a trip, at home, or while waiting for the presents to finally arrive?

We are sure that our students read a lot for pleasure, and not only for school work, that’s why we are announcing a Holiday Reading Competition!

What do you need to do to enter and win? Just fill in the form (below) with the titles of the books you’ve read and the number of pages they have.

The person with the biggest page count will win – one winner for Primary (Y2-Y5) and one for Secondary. Second and third places will get a reward as well.

The prizes will include:

  • A gift certificate for either a regular book shop or a comics/manga shop
  • A chance to give a little presentation on what you’ve read and what you would recommend during Assembly
  • A chance to make book recommendations and advertise it via posters or email with the Librarian’s help

When you return to school, just put your signed list into a dedicated box at the front desk area, and the winner will be announced in the beginning of the new term.

 

Reading Recommendations

Primary

Peek-a-boo! Christmas

Let yourself immerse fully into Christmas with the pop-up Christmas book with a unique 3d illustration on each page.

Snowflake in My Pocket by Rachel Bright

Once upon a winter, in a faraway place, lived a very wise bear and a very small squirrel…A winter feel-good picture book filled with papercut artwork.

Father Christmas Goes on Holiday by Raymond Briggs

Who needs a vacation more than Father Christmas? Go holiday-spot hunting with him and find out more about this magical man.

Dinosaur Christmas by Jerry Pallotta

Do you love Christmas? Are you interested in dinosaurs? Did you know that it was them, who helped deliver presents before reindeer time? Feel the Christmas atmosphere and find out more about types of dinosaurs in this unique book.

Smudger The Dog Saves Christmas by Lissa Evans

With the Christmas preparations in process, poor Smudger is confused… There is a sleigh, a man in a red suit, and some reindeer… What is going on and could Smudger be about to save Christmas?

Secondary

The Garden of Lost Secrets by Ann-Marie Howell

For the lovers of The Chronicles of Narnia: this phantasy book will transports you back to a world the dangers of wartime Britain and magical adventures.

Travel guides

As holidays are a time for travelling, check out our selection of travel guides that can help you both if you are exploring Ukraine and if you are going abroad.

Books in other languages

While or instead of travelling, why not explore other cultures through language? Come and pick books in Spanish, German, French, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew and more and experience literature through other lenses.

Art and DIY books

Do you want to use holiday time to unleash your inner artist? Pick an art history book or art album for inspiration or a book with tutorials on drawing, sculpting or photographing and explore your creativity!

Tintin in Tibet by Belgian cartoonist Hergé

To the comics fans we recommend the famous Tintin series, and the episode Tintin in Tibet. The pages are full of snow, so prepare for the blizzard!

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Nivki Early Years and Lower Primary School

45 Tolbukhina Str., Kyiv

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+38 (044) 502 39 09

+38 (050) 410 46 44

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Pechersk Early Years, Primary and Secondary School

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+38 (044) 596 18 28

+38 (050) 412 48 84

info.pe@britishschool.ua

Dnipro Early Years, Primary and Secondary School

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+38 (056) 767 18 28

+38 (050) 458 80 22

info.dn@britishschool.ua

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