Category Archives: Picture Books

Year 3/4 Stone Art in the library

Inspired by a beautiful picture book, this term in their Monday afternoon enrichment sessions the year 3/4 students from rooms 10, 11, 12 and 15 have been looking at the artwork of Nizar Ali Badr, a Syrian artist who creates … Continue reading

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New Zealand Children’s Book Awards Winners announced

At a fancy ceremony at Te Papa last night the winners of the 2018 New Zealand Children’s Book Awards were announced, and I am very happy with the results! The Margaret Mahy Book of the Year This is an absolutely … Continue reading

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New books galore in the library!

Last week we found out that Seatoun School had won the Wellington City Libraries Summer Reading Challenge, with 27 of our students reading books and entering the competition online. We received $500 of book vouchers to buy books for the … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge – start now!!!!!

Wellington City Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge was launched on 1st December and we can get involved at Seatoun School to aim to have the most books read and reviewed as a school across the whole of Wellington! There are prizes … Continue reading

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Can we build a bridge for 21 elephants?

Rooms 4,5,6,7,8 and 9 have been learning a lot about bridges this term, and together we found out about how one of the most famous bridges in the world, the Brooklyn Bridge, was tested to prove to doubters that it … Continue reading

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Dragon Defenders author James Russell visits Seatoun

James Russell is the author of the Dragon Hunters trilogy of picture books and the first of a series of chapter books, The Dragon Defenders. We loved having James come into school and talk to the students about his books … Continue reading

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Going on a Lion Hunt

Last week in the library we had some fun with our green screen. Most of us have read ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’, but this time we went on a lion hunt and used the green screen to make … Continue reading

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