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Introducing...Wild World Heroes!

Introducing...Wild World Heroes!

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We're so excited to reveal the theme for the Summer Reading Challenge 2021!

Get ready for Wild World Heroes, arriving online and in your local library this summer.

Pack your bags, we're headed for Wilderville!
It's a pretty cool place,… read more

9 March 2021

Enter the Henrietta Branford Writing Competition

Enter the Henrietta Branford Writing Competition

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If you love writing stories, the Henrietta Branford Writing Competition is for you!

This competition is all about finding the writers of the future. If you're a keen author, you should give it a try…

Author Liz Hyder has started off a new … read more

23 February 2021

Spring into reading

Spring into reading

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The Winter Mini Challenge may be over for another year, but there's still tons of book fun to be had right here!

You can use your website profile to keep track of the books you're reading all year round. Can you unlock a new badge for your prof… read more

23 February 2021

The Winter Mini Challenge is on!

The Winter Mini Challenge is on!

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Welcome to the Winter Mini Challenge 2020!

We’ve teamed up with Knights Of to bring you some extra special reading rewards this winter.

This year, "Everyone is a Hero"! The Winter Mini Challenge is all about discovering heroes big and sm… read more

1 December 2020

Winter Reading Heroes

Winter Reading Heroes

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Check out the official Everyone Is A Hero booklist!

You're sure to find plenty of inspiration for this year's Winter Mini Challenge with these awesome recommendations from Knights Of

CLICK HERE to find out more about these brilliant books. Y… read more

30 November 2020

Introducing...the Star Reviewer badge!

Introducing...the Star Reviewer badge!

If you're a super-keen Summer Reading Challenge regular, you may have spotted a badge on your profile page called Star Reviewer

This extra special badge has been patiently waiting for its turn to be unlocked, and now we're very excited to tell … read more

11 April 2019