Premier's Reading Challenge

Premier's Reading Challenge 2012

After more than 200 000 students successfully completed the 2011 Premier's Reading Challenge, on Monday morning Barry O'Farrell, the Premier of NSW launched next year's 2012 Premier's Reading Challenge at the Powerhouse Museum.

Premier Barry O'Farrell launches the 2012 PRC

Popular author Deborah Abela also spoke at the launch of the 2012 Premier's Reading Challenge.

Deb Abela addresses the gathering.

Children's authors were part of the celebrations of the 2012 Premier's Reading Challenge, including Duncan Ball, Moya Simon and Deborah Abela.

Authors Duncan Ball, Moya Simon and Deb Abela.

The PRC launch included entry to the excellent Harry Potter exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, which Sue Murray, from the School Magazine team, described as "dazzling".

Good luck to all of the 2012 participants in the Challenge and a reminder that selections from The School Magazine are included in the qualifying texts for the Challenge.

For more information, go to the PRC home page.