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Enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards 2019!

Enter the Wicked Young Writer Awards 2019!

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Entries for the WICKED Young Writer Awards 2019 are now open!

This amazing creative writing competition gives you the chance to develop your talents and win some truly magical prizes.

You could write a story, a poem, or even a play, and you… read more

5 November 2018

Non-Fiction November 2018

Non-Fiction November 2018

The latest and the best Non-Fiction!

November is National Non-Fiction month!
To celebrate, we've created a list of some of our favourite Non-fiction books which have been released recently.

We have picked the best books to help get you int… read more

30 October 2018

Are you ready yet-i for the Winter Mini Challenge 2018?

Are you ready yet-i for the Winter Mini Challenge 2018?

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This year's Winter Mini Challenge is going to be SNOW MUCH FUN!

 
We’re teaming up with Nosy Crow to bring you a winter reading challenge inspired by There's a Yeti in the Playground!, the amazing new book by our faves Pamela Butchart and … read more

15 October 2018

Spine-tinglers and Spooky Stories booklist

Spine-tinglers and Spooky Stories booklist

Beware of the scare!

This month we have selected our favourite Spine-tinglers and spooky stories to get you in the mood for all of the creepy fun you may have around the 31 October for Halloween.

We have picked the best books to help give y… read more

4 October 2018

Perfect Poetry Picks booklist

Perfect Poetry Picks booklist

This month we have selected our Perfect Poetry Picks. We're getting in the mood to celebrate National Poetry Day on the 4th of October!

These books will help you discover, enjoy and share the power of poems with your friends and family. They m… read more

5 September 2018

JJ's summer reads

JJ's summer reads

JJ's almost finished her Summer Reading Challenge! How are you getting on?

Check out these suggestions for a top read to take you over the finish line:

The Chocolate Factory Ghost by David O'Connell & Claire Powell

Archie McBudge kn… read more

19 August 2018

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.