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 David Solomons has a message for you!

David Solomons has a message for you!

Check out this special Summer Reading Challenge message from David Solomons, then head to your local library to take part in The Big Friendly Read!

28 July 2016

Challenge Check-In #2

Challenge Check-In #2

It's time for the Summer Reading Challenge check-in!

This week we're feeling…MISCHIEVOUS!

If you've read a book by Roald Dahl, you'll know that he had a great sense of humour and could think up the most dastardly tricks!

From the… read more

27 July 2016

Challenge Check-In #1

Challenge Check-In #1

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Welcome to the Summer Reading Challenge check-in!

We're super excited that it's Summer Reading Challenge season, and so are our favourite authors!
Chris Riddell (author of the awesome Ottoline series and illustrator of lots of amazi… read more

19 July 2016

The BFG

The BFG

Human Beans of the Big Friendly Read, grab a glass of frobscottle and feast your eyes on this!

Presenting a treat of GIANT proportions…
it's The BFG film!

We don't need to tell you how much we love Roald Dahl's books, and The BFG is a par… read more

8 July 2016

Free entry to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Free entry to the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

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Did you know that every child taking part in The Big Friendly Read can visit the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre for free this summer?!

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is in Great Missenden, the Buckinghamshire village where Roald Dah… read more

27 June 2016

Website Wisdom

Website Wisdom

Whether this is your first visit to the Summer Reading Challenge site or your 500th, here are some tips for having fun and staying safe!

 

On the Summer Reading Challenge website you can find book recommendations, add your recent reads t… read more

27 June 2016

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.