7 Sep '14

News Librarian of the year: how I brought books to life with my Gruffalo tea party

The Guardians Lucy Ward meets an award-winning school librarian who increased library visits with a bit of imaginationAs a child, Tracey Needhams favourite book was The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, and the library she now runs at a small Cumbrian primary school offers the same sense of entry into a magical world where anything is possible.Push through the furs in the wardrobe or perhaps the coats on pegs in the cloakroom and children can be found enjoying a Gruffalo tea party (complete with Gruffalo piñata), decorating hot chocolate mugs at a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory celebration or creating their own Spiderman comic strips. Continue reading...

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