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Wednesday 27 May 2015

National Simultaneous Storytime 2015 - Aaron Blabey's The Brothers Quibble

It’s 11am and National Simultaneous Storytime 2015 is about to begin. Are you ready to enjoy Aaron Blabey’s The Brothers Quibble with a group of enthusiastic young readers? Are you poised to open the covers and share this picture book with your own child? Do you have some fun The Brothers Quibble inspired activities to enjoy once the story is over?


Don’t despair. It’s not too late for you to join in this national celebration of reading. Thanks to the wonderful people at Story Box Library, you can cuddle up with your kids and listen to Aaron Blabey read the story himself.

In partnership with ALIA, Story Box library has made their video of Aaron Blabey reading The Brothers Quibble available for a short time so that everyone can enjoy it. They have also listed a range of classroom ideas and activities that you can use in conjunction with the story.

National Simultaneous Storytime is an annual national campaign that encourages young children to read and enjoy books. Events are held in schools, preschools, libraries, play groups and homes around the country. This wonderful event is now in its 15th year and it continues to grow in popularity.

This year, Aaron Blabey’s The Brothers Quibble is the official NSS picture book and Aaron will be joining in the NSS2015 fun by reading the story with children at the Royal Children’s Hospital.

It’s 11am. On you marks. Get set. READ!