Young read­ers win fam­ily hol­i­day to Paris

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page -

TWO six year-olds have won fam­ily trips to Dis­ney Re­sort Paris thanks to their en­thu­si­asm for read­ing.

Co­nan Read, from Ash­ford, and Nicole Jor­dan, from Char­ing, re­ceived their prizes from county Cllr El­iz­a­beth Tweed and Sean Chaf­fey, from P & O Fer­ries, af­ter be­ing se­lected as the win­ners of the coun­ty­wide read­ing chal­lenge for four-to 12year-olds.

More than 14,600 youngsters took part in the li­brary chal­lenge to read six or more books with a sport­ing theme dur­ing the school hol­i­days.

The com­pe­ti­tion tied in with the Olympic and Par­a­lympic Games in Bei­jing.

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