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Reading for Pleasure

Virtual Library – free book to read or listen to each week!


From Oak Academy, every week, a popular children's author will become our 'Author of the Week' and provide a free book or audiobook and exclusive videos and activities aimed at primary school children, all available at






Derek Landy!


This week you can listen to the dead famous best selling story of Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy! You can also watch a video with Derek, find out his top three children's books and read a Q&A!

If you enjoy the reading about the wise-cracking detective, powerful magician and master of dirty tricks and burglary, there are lots more books in the same series!


If you enjoy reading this book, your local library service has loads more ebooks to borrow for FREE. Ask your parents to help you join.




World Book Day

Don't Judge a Book by its Cover


The St Veronica's children enjoyed taking part in the 'Don't Judge a Book by its Cover', which was organised as part of our aim to promote reading as a lifelong skill for all the children at our school.  The children were invited into the school hall to choose a book, which they then unwrapped and spent time sharing and showing their friends.  So let's get reading and sharing those books!