Big Book Swap Benefits Avid Readers, African Children

big book swapThe Website Landmark Education News recently wrote about the SELP project of Nick Johnson, which involved the creation of Pelican Post, an organization that gathers books to be sent to a range of different schools in Africa.

Kim Dunsmore
was inspired by that project and the self-expression and leadership programme to create her own project that is benefitting Pelican Post – she’s calling it The Big Book Swap. With co-organizer Kim Thomond, they are arranging a fun-filled night wherein person attending brings one or more books that hold importance to them, writing inside why they love the book, and then swapping it for some other favorite book that someone else brought.

In addition to the fun of book swapping, the event if featuring raffles, drinks and donations, all of which will go towards Pelican Post, thus funding great books as well for those in Africa who may not otherwise have access to them.

The event is taking place on June 1, 2010 at the Royal College of Physicians.

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Pelican Post Delivers Books to Gha | Landmark Education and Landmark Forum Videos - January 14, 2010

[…] Nick Johnson created Pelican Post while taking part in a Landmark Education leadership program (the self-expression and leadership course in London). The project aids literacy in the developing world by arranging for books to be spent to schoolchildren in Africa. This video shows a distribution of Pelican Post books at a school in Ghana. Other information can be found at the Pelican Post site. A unique fundraising event for Pelican Post is taking place in London on January 20th – more information can be found here, as well as on another Landmark Education project site. […]

Pelican Post Recognized Again | Landmark Education Self-expression and Leadership - April 6, 2010

[…] organization gathers books to be sent to schools in Africa. Previously, we covered King Dunsmore’s Big Book Swap which benefitted Pelican Post. The Amersham and Littlefont Examiner has now covered the SELP […]

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