The 500 Words competition, created by Chris Evans, and now hosted by Zoe Ball on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show, is one of the most successful story-writing competitions for kids in the world, and helps to get children excited about reading and writing.
See the Book Collection for Silly Squad, the Summer Reading Challenge 2020.
The Summer Reading Challenge helps get three quarters of a million children into libraries every year to keep up their reading skills and confidence. Find out much more about how to participate, and about the 2019 theme Space Chase, here.
Chatterbooks reading clubs help children build a lifelong reading habit. We estimate that almost 9,000 children belong to Chatterbooks groups, which can be run by anyone with a passion for reading. Find out more about Chatterbooks here.