This is why children's books are being hidden all over Doncaster in a fun new game

Have you found a children’s book sealed inside a plastic bag in Doncaster in the last few weeks?

Friday, 16th August 2019, 1:21 pm
Updated Friday, 16th August 2019, 2:21 pm
Children's books are being hidden in Doncaster.

And that's because books of all shapes and sizes are being hidden in the town’s streets and parks as part of a fun new game aimed at encouraging children to find. read and swap books.

Facebook pages Look for a Book Doncaster and Doncaster Look For A Book have been set up to help promote the initiative.

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Young readers can follow clues to where the books are hidden on Facebook, tracking down the titles which are protected inside plastic bags.

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The bags contain notes which read: “Hooray! You have found a book.

“Take it home, read it, then hide it again for someone else to read and enjoy.”

Readers are then asked to share a photo on the Facebook page, giving a clue to where the books are hidden.

A post on the page said: “What a great idea to get children outdoors and reading.

“Do you have any old books in good condition? Pop them in a zip lock bag and hide them yourself with a little note ‘You’ve found a ‘Doncaster Look for a Book’.

“Enjoy reading the book and then rehide. Don’t forget to post a picture on the Facebook group to tell others where to find it.”