Whitney and Britney are two gorgeous chooks, Fluffy and silky with stunning good looks. Dora is perplexed about where her chooks go each night. Little does she know, they are Whitney and Britney, Chicken Divas!
Join in the fun on Wednesday 27 May 2020, 11am AEST. National Simultaneous Storytime is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association. Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously all around Australia and New Zealand.
Are you planning to participate in this year’s National Simultaneous Storytime event? Even with restrictions on in-person gatherings, it's still Storytime, Anytime for NSS 2020 at Story Box Library! Read on to see our 3-step guide to ensure a successful virtual event.
Encourage your community to participate virtually by watching our video of Emma Watkins from The Wiggles, reading Lucinda Gifford’s Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas, full of glitter, feather boas and disco balls! Our behind-the-scenes videos of Lucinda, Emma and the Chickenettes offer laughs and insights to connect readers in your library or school.
Play with our Activity Time projects and learn how to make a diva microphone or Whitney and Britney egg cosies! Ideas to inspire young minds and creatively explore the world of Whitney and Britney!
Decide on a running order for the event. Consider starting your event with our Activity Time resources. Encourage your community to watch simultaneously and independently by viewing on a trusted and safe online resource like Story Box Library OR host a group event through your chosen video platform.
Communicate with your families what will happen, and when. Provide them with the access details they'll need and encourage your community to share images from their at-home celebrations on your social page, using #nss2020. Use our downloadable social media ready images to promote your virtual event.