SpineOut : April 2012
We’re giving away copies of Hayao Miyazaki’s Arrietty and Howl’s Moving Castle! Head to our Creative Inspirations page for all the details on how to enter! find us on facebook follow us on twitter www.spineout.com.au creative inspirations books books more the last bit Read This! Read This! your stuff more your stuff even more of inside this issue ps SpineOut is your magazine so your ideas are welcome! Copyright © April 2012. All rights reserved. Good Reading Magazine Pty Limited. issue 10 // APR - MAy 2012 There are Kobo readers, manga and lots more stuff up for grabs – in total, $40 000 worth of prizes. That’s nothing to sneeze at! All you have to do is think of a book you love, then think of a creative way to encourage your friends to read it. You can make a drawing, write a poem, compose a song ... anything that you like. Want to see some entries that have already been submitted? CliCk Here. It’s really simple, and there are lots of chances to win, so it’s worth giving it a crack. And the bonus is you spread the word about a book you love! Any questions? Drop us a line. And high five to all our contributors this month. We continue to be amazed at how clever you are. your work here Submit Have a go at working out this brainteaser that dates back to the 9th century A farmer went to market and purchased a fox, a goose, and a bag of beans. On his way home, the farmer came to the bank of a river and hired a boat. But in crossing the river by boat, the farmer could carry only himself and a single one of his purchases each trip - the fox, the goose, or the bag of the beans. If left alone, the fox would eat the goose, and the goose would eat the beans. How did the farmer manage to get his purchases intact by boat to the other side of the river? brain teaser A bilby hAs mAde it to the summit of mt everest? oK, so it was just a fluffy soft toy that was carried all the way up to the top by tashi tenzing, grandson of the famous tenzing Norgay, who was one of the first to climb mt everest with sir edmund hillary. his son had asked him to take the bilby with him, so tashi left it at the summit to symbolise his heartfelt wish to conserve the places and creatures of this amazing planet. over 90 millioN ... chocolate bunnies are consumed worldwide each year. the trAditioN of giviNg ... eggs dates back to the ancient egyptians, Persians, gauls, greeks and romans. to them, the egg was a symbol of life. eAster is NAmed ... after the Anglo-saxon goddess eostre, who was associated with hares and eggs. CliCk Here for more information on the bilby CliCk Here / are an Australian native animal / feed on native flora / are now pushed out to desert areas / are sadly on the rare and endangered list / made out of chocolate at Easter have part of their sales go toward saving their real counterparts / are cute and loveable, and need help to survive. / were introduced to Australia by the first white settlers / eat the bilbies’ food / are cute, but they destroy native animals’ habitats / are a big problem – the Australian government is trying to drastically decrease numbers / make a good rabbit pie! Quite a few years ago a campaign was launched to replace the Easter Bunny with the Bilby. Support the bilby by buying chocolate bilbies instead of bunnies this Easter. Why should we do that? bilbies vs bunnies Check out this trailer for The Avengers, which sees the likes of superheroes Iron Man, Captain America, Thor and the Incredible Hulk join forces to protect the world from the evil Loki. In cinemas 25 April. Ed’s Letter I know we all like to win stuff. If you do too, then check out the ReadThis 2012 competition?