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The Summer Reading Challenge Top 10

The Summer Reading Challenge Top 10

All summer long you’ve been busy adding your Summer Reading Challenge books to your profiles, but can you guess which books have been added the highest number of times?

Here are the Top 10 books you’ve been rating and reviewing online during The Big Friendly Read…

10. Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney Added 203 times

9. Mr Stink, David Walliams Added 209 times

8. The Twits, Roald Dahl Added 215 times

7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl Added 218 times

6. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, J.K. Rowling Added 239 times

5. Fantastic Mr. Fox, Roald Dahl Added 275 times

4. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling Added 300 times

3. Gangsta Granny, David Walliams Added 308 times

2. The BFG, Roald Dahl Added 396 times

1. Matilda, Roald Dahl Added 406 times

Wow – that’s a lot of ratings and reviews – well done everyone!

What do you think of the Top 10?
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Information for adults


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.