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Introducing...the Star Reviewer badge!

Introducing...the Star Reviewer badge!

If you're a super-keen Summer Reading Challenge regular, you may have spotted a badge on your profile page called Star Reviewer

This extra special badge has been patiently waiting for its turn to be unlocked, and now we're very excited to tell … read more

11 April 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

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

BBC 500 Words: Read the Top 50!

BBC 500 Words: Read the Top 50!

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If you're looking for some short stories to keep you entertained, check out the 500 Words shortlist!

The top 50 tales – plus six extra wildcard stories – are available to read now!

Visit the 500 Words page to read the stories and listen to t… read more

10 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