Kids dress up for Book Week

Violet Saunders and Sophie Kelly (left), Willa Dawick, Poppy Jamieson and Emily Kang.

Victoria St was splashed with colour last week as a contingent of Cambridge Primary School pupils strolled through town in their favourite book character costumes.

The dress up parade was the culmination of the school’s annual Book Week, where students enjoy all sorts of literacy-oriented activities throughout the week. This year’s theme was The Classics.

Paw Patrol extraordinaire Lincoln Wilton, followed by Sophie Martin and Katie Bilbe.

Both staff and students – principal, teachers and pupils of all ages, as well as Cambridge Library staff – got into the Book Week spirit with a range of different costumes, from Marvel’s Captain America and Spiderman, to witches and wizards from Hogwarts and even Dr Seuss classics.

Alfie Stowell-Sneyd, Dante Kim and Cohen Thomsen were rather excited to show off their costumes.

But the highlight for many would have been the contagious smiles the children passed on to the public, beaming from ear to ear as they showed off their work.

Well done Cambridge Primary for pulling of yet another successful – and very cute – annual book parade.

The super-staff involved in Cambridge Primary School’s book character parade, front row: Rachel McAllister, Anna O’brien, Liam Carroll, Michael O’Reilly, Michell Pettit. Middle row: Serena Smith, Charlott Baylis, Sophie Corbidge, Ian Lewell, Hayley Elvines, Marie Dale, Sharon Burns, Erin Bracken, Nic Pettit. Back row: Di Kelly, Bev Hicks, Nevis Stanaway, Kate Paine, Briar Cooper, Anna McAdam, Karen Jack, Mike Pettit, Charlotte Jamieson, Tanya Calitz, Louise Coneglan, Taryn Jago-Sutton, Anni Roberts, Colleen Bredenbeck, Nicola Ellwood, Adam Poka and Judy Hoffman.

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