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Here’s how you can take part in the Winter Mini Challenge:

The Winter Mini Challenge is an online-only challenge that encourages children to keep up their reading over the winter holidays. It begins on the 1 December 2023 and ends 19 February 2024. 

To take part, sign up here! Set a reading goal and log your books on your profile. We encourage you to head to your local library to borrow your books. 

Read three or more books during the dates above to unlock a limited-edition online badge and a special certificate to print off and keep! 

Find out more here.

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Visit our School Zone to access free resources and Challenge ideas for your class.


Visit our Home Zone, full of useful Challenge information for parents, grandparents and carers. For information about supporting reading in the early years visit our Pre-School Zone.


Visit our Library Zone to find libraries near you running the challenge, and how to take part.