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World Water Day 2014 [March 22nd] Mini Book
Level: elementary
Age: 10-12
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World Water Day MARCH 22 Mini Book
Level: elementary
Age: 9-12
Downloads: 80

April 23rd: World Book and Copyright Day
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-14
Downloads: 32

World Book Day 23rd April
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 28

Level: elementary
Age: 10-14
Downloads: 24

world book day
Level: elementary
Age: 6-11
Downloads: 18


 Listen and complete the gaps with the correct word to complete the text.

World Book and Copyright Day is on the 23rd of April  year. It is also called International Day of the Book or World Book Days. UNESCO  it in 1995 to promote reading, publishing and to raise awareness of and protect copyright. There are several theories to explain why it  on April 23. One is because William Shakespeare was  and died on this day. Another is because of a festival held  1923 in Spain to honor the death of Spanish writer Cervantes. Part of Spain’s festivities include a two-day ‘readathon’ of Cervantes’ book Don Quixote. UNESCO  to encourage young people in particular to discover the unique pleasures of  and respect the authors who have helped shape and change our world.

World Book Day UK  in 1998. Then Prime Minster Tony Blair  several million schoolchildren a special £1 World Book Day token they could use to buy any book in any in the UK. What  in your country on World Book Day? What do you think should happen? It’s fantastic that we have a day to celebrate books and authors. They have certainly enriched our , from childhood to the day we can no longer read. People say that everyone has a book in them. What would you like to write a book about? Most authors who  their first book do so thinking no one  ever read it. Many publishers were not  in J.K. Rowling’s first story about a boy called Harry Potter. Didn’t he  famous?