National Simultaneous Storytime 2020

National Simultaneous Storytime 2020

You are invited to gather with us to celebrate National Simultaneous Storytime


Meet ISA Brown, Ginger and French Maran, Coco and enjoy a live reading of “Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas” by the coolest librarians in town.


Featuring swinging jazz nursery rhymes performed by talented musicians “Live in the Saddle”, you’ll be flapping your wings and clucking in tune all the way home!


How Can You Get Involved?

Our talented team have been hard at work putting something special together, all you have to do is head to our Facebook page on Wednesday 27th May to join in with the fun!

Meet the chickens at 10:45, followed by the Simultaneous reading, music and dancing!

Dress up in your best feathers, sparkles and bling and show off your own dancing Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas! Check out our video below on how to make your own dancing chooks!

Hashtag your style and creations at #NSS2020 #1millionkidsreading #CCLChickenDivas and tag us @caseycardinialibraries.

About The Author - Lucinda Gifford

Lucinda Gifford is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for kids.  Her books include The Cat Wants Custard series written by P Crumble (Notable, CBCA Awards 2017 and 2018), the Chook Doolan series by James Roy and The Adventures of Princess Peony series by Nette Hilton (Shortlisted in the 2019 Speech Pathology Awards).

Her picture book Dogasaurus was a Notable in the 2019 CBCA Awards.

As well as Chicken Divas, Lucinda’s most recent work includes a new junior fiction series with Emily Rodda – Monty’s Island, and Saved!!! – a picture book collaboration with Lydia Williams, goalkeeper for the Matilda’s.

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