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Ready, Set, Read! Book Collection

Ready, Set, Read! Book Collection

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Check out the Ready, Set, Read! Book Collection.
It is jam-packed with books to keep you active and we're sure you'll find plenty of inspiration here for this year's Summer Reading Challenge.
Get ready for stories full of team spirit, real-life … read more

26 April 2023

Winter Mini Quiz! Who knows their facts?

Winter Mini Quiz! Who knows their facts?

Get your thinking cap on – it's time for a Winter Quiz!
Why not see how everyone else did in the Chat? 
Check out the Book Sorter to see what books other readers are loving.
WATCH videos from our authors and illustrators.
Ready? Let's go Gadge… read more

15 December 2022

Welcome to the Winter Mini Challenge 2022!

Welcome to the Winter Mini Challenge 2022!

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Welcome to the Winter Mini Challenge 2022!
This year, The Reading Agency teamed up with the Science Museum Group for a fantastic Summer Reading Challenge with the Gadgeteers. 
Now we're back for the Winter Mini Challenge!
Join the Gadgeteers as… read more

30 November 2022

Gadgeteers Quiz!

Gadgeteers Quiz!

Who's ready for a fun Gadgeteers quiz?
Where can you find a grasshopper's ears…? How long is the Great Barrier Reef…? 
Let's go! 
Log your books before the 30th September* to complete your digital Challenge and nab your certificate and spec… read more

8 September 2022

Meet the Librarian

Meet the Librarian

My name is Catherine and I have been working for Shropshire Libraries for 20 years – first as a library assistant and now as a Team Librarian.
How long have you been involved in the Summer Reading Challenge?
My first day of working in a librar… read more

9 August 2022

Make your own Blue Peter Bookmark!

Make your own Blue Peter Bookmark!

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Did you miss our Summer Reading Challenge ambassadors Max and Harvey on Blue Peter last Friday?
They visited the famous Blue Peter Garden to compete in a Gadgeteers themed quiz and made their own scratch away bookmarks!
Catch up now on BBC iPlay… read more

9 August 2022

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.