Crown Princess Mathilde attended the launch of “The Week of Aloud Reading”

  November 25, 2010 at 9:37 am by

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On November 22, Princess Mathilde was present in a a class of second grade of elementary school ‘s Four-leaf clover from Brussels, as the kickoff for “reading week”. Princess Mathilde has read for 23 pupils in the ABC House, an art house in Brussels. The Princess has read two stories: one from the book “1001 ghosts” by author Kurt De Prins, another from “All talk” by author Geert De Cocker.

There were stories sung by the Choir Strange Duck, a chorus of foreign students of Dutch. After the Princess had read, she had breakfast with the children and the choir. The read week takes place from November 20 to 28. In this week will be a series of events organized in schools, libraries and bookstores, with particular attention being drawn to read.

“It’s fun for the kids together in a book to look, but it’s also just good for the development of their vocabulary and communication,” said Sofie Dewulf, press spokesman for the Reading Foundation.

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