DEC Scan Journal : Volume 36 Issue 2
2017 Volume 36, Issue 2 13 Contents Editorial Learning & teaching Research Share this Resource reviews APNS Year 6 book launch by Auburn North Public School References and further reading Books in Homes Australia, accessed 30 April 2017. ‘Budding authors debut book’, AuburnReview, vol. 59, no.8, p. 4, December 2016, accessed 30 April 2017. Fullan, M. & Scott, G. 2014, Education PLUS: the world will be led by people you can count on, including you! Collaborative Impact SPC, Seattle, Washington, accessed 30 April 2017 Large, P. 2016, ‘A word from the office ...’, The Bridge, Issue 25, December, accessed 30 April 2017. Cutting the ribbon to formally launch the book – (L to R) Jaqui Lane, Lina Huang, writer, Peter Large, CEO BIH Australia, and Brent Carswell, Crunch Brand Books were sold to the school community on the day and all pre-orders were delivered to classrooms for the students to read. Of a print run of 500 books, over 420 books were sold. Order forms for the book may be downloaded from the Auburn North Public School website. Owing to the generous donation of time and resources from our community partners, Crunch Brand, Bright Print Group, and Global Stories, the students were able to pay for the cost of their Year 6 farewell and donate the remaining funds to charity. Term 4 – The book launch Student artists see their book in print for the first time at the book launch Students planned their book launch for week 7 of Term 4. Special guests were invited, including the Peter Large, CEO of Books in Homes Australia, Chris Grant from Bright Print Group, who generously printed the books, and Brent Carswell, the graphic artist from Crunch Brand, who assisted the students to create their book. Students created the script, a short film to explain the process and cut the ribbon to officially launch the book. Presentation, feedback and assessment The school community and special guests were present at the book launch where students shared their journey of creating the book through a short film and book trailer. Writers, illustrators and the publisher were interviewed about their highlights and challenges of working collaboratively to create the picture book.
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