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Welcome to Bali Rai Week!

Bali Rai has written over forty novels about teenagers and children. Born in Leicester, his writing is inspired by his working-class, multicultural background. A leading voice in UK teen fiction, Bali is a passionate advocate of libraries, reading for pleasure and promoting literacy. Find out more about Bali here.

Activity highlights: Understanding our own brains, creating crazy creatures and how to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary!

To get the most from your week, we suggest you work through the videos and activities in the order they appear in the timetable below.

Timetable & Activities

Good morning!

Press play to meet your teacher - Mr Lee!

Activity
One

Meet the wonderful Bali Rai!

Activity
Two

How to Look After Your Zombie

Activity
Three

Feeding your brain!

Good morning!

Press play to start your Tuesday with Mr Lee!

Activity
One

Bali Rai talks about Now or Never

Activity
Two

We're Going on an Adventure

Activity
Three

Follow the Map

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Buy the book

Read a sample (free extract by kind permission of Bali Rai)

Good morning!

Press play to start your Wednesday with Mr Lee!

Activity
One

Bali Rai talks about Soccer Squad

Activity
Two

My Ordinary World

Activity
Three

Creative Collage

Borrow the book

Buy the book

Read a sample (free extract by kind permission of Bali Rai)

Good morning!

Press play to start your Thursday with Mr Lee!

Activity
One

Bali Rai talks all about Concrete Chips

Activity
Two

From the Ordinary to the Extraordinary

Activity
Three

Disgusting Dinners

Buy the book

Read a sample (free extract by kind permission of Bali Rai)

Good morning!

Press play to start your Friday with Mr Lee!

Activity
One

Bali Rai talks about Mohinder's War

Activity
Two

Positive Poetry

Activity
Three

Fact Finding Mission

Borrow the book

Buy the book

Read a sample (free extract by kind permission of Bali Rai)