MPs from across Wales, Scotland, England and Northern Ireland including Ed Vaizey, Minister of State at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, joined us at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday (9 July) to pledge to encourage children to read over the summer, as part of our world record attempt for this year's Summer Reading Challenge. You can see photos from the event here.
The event marks the beginning of our world record attempt for this year's Summer Reading Challenge, which has a Record Breakers theme. As well as pledging and taking part in the record attempt, MPs were able to find out more about the Challenge and collect books to donate to their local library.
We are calling on people of all ages, across the UK to pledge to encourage children to read over the summer and help libraries set a Guinness World Records™ title. Libraries across the country are collecting pledges between Friday 10 and Monday 13 July - take a look at the list of pledging venues.
Take a look at the photos from the MPs event
Find out more about this year's Summer Reading Challenge
Share what you're up to with us on Twitter using #SummerReadingChallenge, or visit our dedicated SummerReadingChallenge Facebook page
Photos © Dale Cherry for The Reading Agency