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The latest Summer Reading Challenge news and book recommendations plus messages from your favourite authors and illustrators

Reading books online

Reading books online

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Did you know that you can find books to read online through your library?

Even if you're at home, you can still join your local library and borrow free eBooks, audio books, online comics and magazines that you can use to complete your Summer Re… read more

3 August 2020

Tune in to a Silly Squad event

Tune in to a Silly Squad event

Scottish Library Services have been working together to create extra special Summer Reading Challenge events for children taking part in Silly Squad – that includes YOU!

If you're in Scotland, check your local library service website to find o… read more

30 July 2020

Read The Phoenix!

Read The Phoenix!

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The new issue of The Phoenix comic features your Silly Squad faves!

This week's issue is a Summer Reading Challenge special.

Thanks to our awesome friends at The Phoenix, you can read the whole comic on this website!

Head to the Activiti… read more

14 July 2020

Getting started on your Summer Reading Challenge

Getting started on your Summer Reading Challenge

Welcome to the Summer Reading Challenge 2020!

This summer we're celebrating the joy of reading with the Silly Squad, a fun-loving crew of animal friends who love to laugh!

The Silly Squad will be sharing their fave books to read and plenty… read more

7 July 2020

Play Space Blast

Play Space Blast

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Keep your Space Chase adventure going with our new game, Space Blast!

Zoom through space in your rocket and use your laser to zap asteroids.
The more you hit, the higher your score!
Just make sure you don't hit Pluto…

Head to the Games… read more

22 October 2019

Enter the new 500 Words competition

Enter the new 500 Words competition

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500 Words is the world’s largest story-writing competition for kids.

Over a million stories have been written for the competition since 2011, on all sorts of topics from technology to climate change.

Now you can enter a new version of the c… read more

1 July 2020