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Summer Reading Challenge 2020

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How are you spending this half term?

How are you spending this half term?

Are you looking forward to a whole week off school?!

There’s lots of fun to be had right here on the Summer Reading Challenge website…

Tell us about your pets and their special skills for your chance to win a set of hilarious Piggy Handsom… read more

7 February 2018

Read all about: Wonder Women

Read all about: Wonder Women

February marks the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918 and to celebrate this we have created a list of some of our favourite books about inspirational women. The Representation of the People Act of 1918 granted the vote … read more

1 February 2018

Ready to Read Aloud!

Ready to Read Aloud!

National Storytelling Week is just around the corner!

This annual celebration for storytellers begins on Saturday 27 January, and we’re getting in the spirit by sharing some of our favourite books to read aloud.

You can get involved too – … read more

16 January 2018

The BBC 500 Words competition is back

The BBC 500 Words competition is back

If you're between 5 and 13 years old and you like writing short stories, then this is the competition for you!

Enter your short story in the BBC 500 Words competition for your chance to win some truly amazing prizes

Taking part is simple:… read more

16 January 2018

Win Star Wars prizes with the Winter Mini Challenge!

Win Star Wars prizes with the Winter Mini Challenge!

We're halfway through the Winter Mini Challenge – how are you getting on so far?

Remember to add the books you've been reading to your website profile to unlock your rewards.
Just visit your profile page and click ‘Add a new book now’ to log … read more

30 December 2017

Winter Mini Challenge reading recommendations

Winter Mini Challenge reading recommendations

Here are our some of our favourite Star Wars books from across the galaxy

Why not start with one of these for the Winter Mini Challenge?

Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know

This book is packed with fascinating facts and … read more

21 December 2017