Explore the Ready, Set, Read! Book Collection
Get ready for a whole load of team spirit, your fave sporty (or not!) heroes, and plenty of fun with our latest collection for the 2023 sports and games themed Summer Reading Challenge: Ready, Set, Read!
Each book has been specially chosen by an expert group of readers for everybody taking part to enjoy.
Lots of these titles are also available for you to enjoy – for free! – through your local library service. Visit your local library’s website or app to browse their online catalogue.
Your library may be offering a Click and Collect service, so you can pick your books up to enjoy at home. Keep an eye out for eBook and audio book versions too.
You can find a handy guide to accessing books at home on our Find a Read page here.
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- Picture Books – illustrated books, perfect for reading aloud.
- Early Reader Books – shorter stories, perfect for emerging readers.
- Middle Grade Books – longer chapter books, perfect for confident readers.
The Challenge will begin on the 24th June in Scotland and the 8th July in England and Wales. You can take part either at the library or online. More info here.
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