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Important information about Thrive LDN's World Book Day live broadcast
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Ruby's Worry - live broadcast on World Book Day
Dear

Thank you for registering your school’s interest in Thrive LDN and Discover Children’s Story Centre’s live broadcast of Ruby’s Worry for World Book Day.

What to do on the day:

1)  At 14:00 on Thursday, 5 March the live performance will be broadcast to the Thrive LDN website.

2)  The web page to load is: www.thriveldn.co.uk/livestorytelling

3)  On the web page there will be an open YouTube 'premier' video which will be playing the broadcast. This can be maximised to full screen.

4) The performance will begin at 14:00. The recording will allow you to also pause, rewind and restart on the day.

5)  The recording will also remain on the Thrive LDN website and can be used on other occasions.

6) Following the live performance, schools are encouraged to participate in the craft activities about the story which Bloomsbury has prepared. Download these here.

The performance is being performed and professionally recorded from the Tramshed Theatre, Woolwich, in front of a pre-invited audience of pupils from a local primary school.

About Ruby’s Worry, by Tom Percival
Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it's not such a big worry, and that's all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day and it makes Ruby sad. How can Ruby get rid of it and feel like herself again?

A perceptive and poignant story that is a must-have for all children's bookshelves. From Tom Percival's bestselling Big Bright Feelings series, this is the perfect book for discussing childhood worries and anxieties, no matter how big or small they may be.

Ruby’s Worry craft activities
To aid discussion with young children about the story, Bloomsbury has prepared two craft activities to get young children thinking about the context of the story.

The Ruby’s Worry activity pack can be downloaded and printed for use via the following link.

Sharing photos
We are also encouraging schools to share any photos from the afternoon (with relevant permission) to info@thriveldn.co.uk or share directly on social media using #WorldBookDay and #ThriveLDN.

Please do ensure that only children with permission granted to appear in social media posts are included in your shared materials.

Help us share the message
Our aim is for as many primary schools across London to have a shared experience by joining the live broadcast for World Book Day. If you have contacts with other schools in your local area or further afield who may be interested, please do forward information about this event on to them.

All information about the event can be found at www.thriveldn.co.uk/livestorytelling
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