Happy Birthday Roald Dahl!

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

In celebration of the birthday month of the world's greatest storyteller, Penguin Young Readers is sponsoring the first-ever Roald Dahl Reading Dahlathon!

What is it?
  • A Reading Challenge that kicks off in September for Roald Dahl Month!
How can kids participate?
  • Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, ages 7–13.
  • Kids track their reading progress in the Official Reading Journal from September–December 2010.
  • When they’ve read three Roald Dahl books, they have a parent, teacher, librarian, or guardian sign their entry coupon in the Official Reading Journal and mail in the signed coupon to receive Dahlicious prizes!
What are the prizes?
  • An official Reading Dahlathon Certificate
  • A free Roald Dahl book adapted into a play
  • An official Reading Dahlathon Medal (while supplies last)
Here's how you can get involved:

Click here for the official Dahlathon website, where you can get more information about the program and download materials such as the Roald Dahl Reading Dahlathon Official Reading Journal, which includes the official entry form; a Roald Dahl Month Celebration Calendar with a new idea for each day of the month; and Reproducible Activity Sheets.
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