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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

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