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Lion's share of reading prizes

By Staf Newsletter  |  Posted: February 22, 2013

EXTREME DUO . . . Adventurous readers Ella Beeson, aged five and Isabelle Ashcroft, six

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A PUPIL who sat in front of the lion enclosure for an extreme reading contest scooped the top prize.


Ella Beeson, five, won the Berkswich Primary School competition to take photos of themselves reading a book in an extreme location.

Waterstone book shop in Greengate Street judged the contest and were so impressed with the entries they introduced a second prize, which was awarded to Isabelle Ashcroft, six, who was snapped reading while suspended in a gymnastics rig at her gym class.

Both youngsters won Waterstone certificates and a book.

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