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Big W and Scholastic team up for free books
Have a little bookworm at home? Can't keep up with ever seeming demand for books? Big W is now offering free books for kids for the next 12 weeks.

Starting on Thursday the 21st of February, Big W will be offering a new book a week, for 12 weeks, all for FREE. As part of their campaign to make reading more accessible to every child, Scholastic Australia and Big W have teamed up for this fantastic initiative.

No purchase necessary, just head into your local Big W and either ask a team member for a copy or grab one from the book stand out front of the store.

The book list for the next 12 weeks is as follows;

Week 1: Hush Little Possum
Week 2: 10 Silly Wombats
Week 3: If You're Happy And You Know It
Week 4: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Mozzie
Week 5: May Gibbs Tales From The Bush
Week 6: The Bear Went Over The Mountain
Week 7: The Wheels On The Ute Go Round and Round
Week 8: Tortoise And The Hair
Week 9: There Was An Old Bloke Who Swallowed A Chook
Week 10: Hokey Pokey
Week 11: 10 Hooting Owls
Week 12: May Gibbs Tales From The Gum Tree
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Why? For Free Books For Kids
When: 21st February - 9th May
Phone: 1300 244 999
Where: Big W Across Australia
Cost: Free
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