National Simultaneous Storytime

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) plays host to National Simultaneous Storytime each year in May.
Albion Primary School students and families have been taking part in this event annually since 2013, sharing the selected story and completing a range of activities. It is always a terrific morning filled with lots of fun!

Previous books read during National Simultaneous Storytime at Albion have included:


2023     The Speedy Sloth by Rebecca Young & illustrated by Heath McKenzie.

2022     Family Tree by Josh Pyke & illustrated by Ronojoy Ghosh.

2021     Give Me Some Space by Phil Bunting

2020     Whitney and Britney Chicken Divas by Lucinda Gifford

2019     Alpacas with Maracas by Matt Cosgrove
2018     Hickory Dickory Dash by Tony Wilson & illustrated by Laura Wood     
2017     The Cow Tripped Over the Moon by Tony Wilson & illustrated by Laura Wood  
2016     I Got This Hat by Jol and Kate Temple & illustrated by John Foye
2015     The Brothers Quibble by Aaron Blabey
2014     Too Many Elephants in this House by Ursula Dubosarsky & illustrated by Andrew Joyner
2013     The Wrong Book by Nick Bland

The book chosen for 2023 was The Speedy Sloth by Rebecca Young & illustrated by Heath McKenzie.

On Wednesday the 24th May, families were invited to visit their children's classrooms and enjoy the book along

with more than two million people around Australia.