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Party with the Silly Squad!

Party with the Silly Squad!

The Silly Squad are having a party, and you're invited!

Join the Silly Squad and the Let’s Get Silly Ambassadors for the Summer Reading Challenge launch on Friday 5 June

The party is happening on the Summer Reading Challenge Facebook pag… read more

4 June 2020

Get ready to get SILLY!

Get ready to get SILLY!

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The Summer Reading Challenge is back with Silly Squad!

It's almost time for this year's Summer Reading Challenge, and for 2020 it's all about funny books, happiness and having a laugh!

The Silly Squad is a team of animal friends who love… read more

11 May 2020

Football Superstars

Football Superstars

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Full of fun cartoons, jokes, inspirational stories and stats, Football Superstars are the perfect books for any football fan.

 

Visit our Football Superstars activity page to download colouring sheets, word games, puzzles and more!

Ho… read more

7 April 2020

Dear Earth...

Dear Earth...

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Dear Earth is a new picture book by Isabel Otter and Clara Anganuzzi

When Tessa writes a love letter to the Earth, it's the beginning of a glorious adventure.

She blows bubbles with whales, soars with birds and joins in with the noisy r… read more

7 April 2020

Read your way around the world!

Read your way around the world!

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On 23 April we'll be celebrating World Book Night!

Take a trip around the world with us and join in the fun by reading books set in different countries!

Here are some suggestions to inspire you:

Moomin and the Moonlight Adventure by Tove… read more

2 April 2020

The Winter Mini Challenge is here!

The Winter Mini Challenge is here!

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Welcome to the Winter Mini Challenge 2019!

We’ve teamed up with Oxford Children's Books to bring you some extra special reading rewards inspired by the most IN-SLED-IBLE book, Pugs of the Frozen North, by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre!
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2 December 2019

Information for adults

Schools

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

Families

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.

Libraries

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