Today at Kids’ Book Capers we start three weeks of celebrations for super spy Alex Rider’s ten years in print.
Thanks to our friends at Walker Books we have some fabulous prizes to give away.
From now until 11th June, we’ve got some great posts happening here.
Learn about Alex Rider’s life saving gadgets, and the villains who are out to destroy him. Find out about Anthony Horowitz, the man behind the Alex Rider phenomenon.
We’re also talking with literacy expert, The Book Chook on how Alex Rider got boys reading, and we’ve got some interviews and reviews with Alex Rider fans.
Here’s what to expect:
|24th May 2010||ANTHONY HOROWITZ – The story behind the stories – where the inspiration for the Alex Rider books came from.|
|26th May 2010||Interview with Tom 13 about the Alex Rider Books|
|31st May 2010||ABOUT THE ALEX RIDER PHENOMENON – The villains and the technology|
|2nd June 2010||LITERACY AND ALEX RIDER PART 1 – MEET THE BOOK CHOOK|
|7th June 2010||LITERACY AND ALEX RIDER PART 2 – WHY ALEX RIDER GETS BOYS READING
A review of Crocodile Tears by Lachlan aged 12
|9th June 2010||Interview with George 15 about the Alex Rider Books and review of Stormbreaker by John 14|
* * * TOMORROW AT KIDS’ BOOK CAPERS WE LOOK AT ANTHONY HOROWITZ – THE MAN BEHIND THE ALEX RIDER PHENOMENON!
TO ENTER OUR ALEX RIDER COMPETITION AND WIN FABULOUS PRIZES GO TO http://content.boomerangbooks.com.au/content/main/anthony-horowitz-promotion.shtml.
TWO COMPLETE SETS OF THE ALEX RIDER BOOKS TO BE WON!