April 17-24 2017
Beginning 2017 HOHE Children’s Book Week will be held every year, commemorative events are held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores, wherever young readers and books connect! Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading. It was created for the sole purpose of encouraging children to read, and connecting them with authors of the books they read.
In a week that will include more than 20 entertaining events including;
- Primary school children reading competition,
- Essay and poetry competition,
- Children’s Choice Book Awards: an award created to provide young readers with an opportunity to voice their opinions about the books being written for them and to develop a reading list that will motivate children to read more and cultivate a life-long love of reading. Winners are announced during Children’s Book Week
During the Children’s Book Week friends, family, and the community at large are encouraged to come out and support our budding authors. Authors will make presentations from their books; also games, prizes, promotional giveaways will be available. A wide selection of books will be available for purchase at the event.