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The Summer Reading Challenge Top 10

The Summer Reading Challenge Top 10

All summer long you've been busy adding your Summer Reading Challenge books to your profiles, but can you guess which books have been added the highest number of times?

Here are the Top 10 books you've been rating and reviewing online during Th… read more

15 September 2016

Challenge Check-In #7

Challenge Check-In #7

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Happy Roald Dahl Day!

Every year on September 13th, Roald Dahl fans all over the world celebrate his birthday
This year Roald Dahl Day is extra special, as it marks 100 years since Dahl was born!

All summer long, libraries all over the … read more

13 September 2016

Challenge Check-In #6

Challenge Check-In #6

It's the super squiffling Challenge Check-in!

This week we're having a great time "gobblefunking around" with words!

Roald Dahl created hundreds of new words especially for his books.
Together they are known as GOBBLEFUNK – frumptious… read more

25 August 2016

Challenge Check-In #5

Challenge Check-In #5

It's time for a super-speedy Challenge Check-in!

We're wishing a whoopsey-whiffling WELL DONE to everyone who has read their six books for The Big Friendly Read!

There's still plenty of time to complete the Challenge if you're sti… read more

22 August 2016

Challenge Check-In #4

Challenge Check-In #4

Happy 'National Book Lovers Day' everyone!

This week, we feel like going on an ADVENTURE

Reading is all about going on awesome adventures -

Books can take you on journeys through fantastic new worlds and keep you on the edge of … read more

9 August 2016

Challenge Check-In #3

Challenge Check-In #3

Welcome to the Summer Reading Challenge check-in!

Lots of Roald Dahl's stories are about children who do very special things, and that's why we're celebrating CHAMPIONS as one of our Big Friendly Read themes.

Perhaps you're just getting … read more

2 August 2016

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