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22 May 2018

Big Bones by Laura Dockrill - Live out loud: Secondary School resources packs and competition

This resource pack is based on Big Bones, a vibrant and bold teen novel from writer and performance poet Laura Dockrill. It is a coming-of-age story about self-appreciation, body-confidence and learning how to love yourself and others – and it will...

22 May 2018

Summer Reading Challenge 2018 online resources guide

Summer Reading Challenge coordinators can download this quick guide to accessing restricted resources to share with libraries taking part in Mischief Makers. Please note: Only library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2018 will have access to the password protected...

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers recommend to a friend bookmarks: Wales

Children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge can colour in these Mischief Makers bookmarks and fill them out to recommend books to friends. Follow the linked resource below to download the bookmarks in English. Please note: This is a locked resource...

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers recommend to a friend bookmarks

Children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge can colour in these Mischief Makers bookmarks and fill them out to recommend books to friends. Please note: This is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers reader review bookmarks: Wales

Children can choose a character and use these bookmarks to review their Summer Reading Challenge reads. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers reader review bookmarks

Children can choose a character and use these bookmarks to review their Summer Reading Challenge reads. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers name tags: Wales

Children can choose a character and use these tags to chart their progress on Summer Reading Challenge wall displays. Available in colour and black and white options. Follow the linked resource below to download the tags in English. Please note: this is a...

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers name tags

Children can choose a character and use these tags to chart their progress on Summer Reading Challenge wall displays. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer...

21 May 2018

Summer Reading Challenge 2018: Coordinator Newsletter Archive

Think you’ve missed an update from the Summer Reading Challenge team? Follow the links in this resource to catch up on our latest coordinator newsletters. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading...

18 May 2018

Mischief Makers: Guide to the core pack

This resource is for library authorities running Mischief Makers and explains how to use the core pack and collector stickers. Download this guide to share with library staff and volunteers running the Challenge. This guide is designed as a training...

18 May 2018

Mischief Makers Treasure Hunt: Wales

Download a pdf version of the Mischief Makers character treasure hunt. This bundle contains 10 colour character sheets for you to print and hide, plus a Welsh language activity sheet for children to fill in as they find each character (available...

18 May 2018

Mischief Makers Treasure Hunt

Download a pdf version of the Mischief Makers character treasure hunt. This bundle contains 10 colour character sheets for you to print and hide, plus an activity sheet for children to fill in as they find each character (available in...

18 May 2018

*NEW* Beano comic artists and workshop providers

A list of comic artists and workshop providers approved by Beano for library events in support of Mischief Makers. Download this resource for the latest contact information Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018...

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers schools pack

Keep your pupils reading this summer with Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018! This 7 page pack introduces this year’s Challenge and contains creative ideas and useful resources to inspire your school to take part. There is no other free reading...

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers schools pack: Scotland

Keep your pupils reading this summer with Mischief Makers, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2018! This 7 page pack introduces this year’s Challenge and contains creative ideas and useful resources to inspire your school to take part. There is no...

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers school assembly presentation

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Mischief Makers in school assemblies to encourage pupils (and families) to take part. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint This resource will be updated in...

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers school assembly presentation: Scotland

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Mischief Makers in school assemblies to encourage pupils (and families) to take part. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint This resource will be updated in...

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers A4 poster: England

Download this A4 poster to promote Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018, in your classroom, library or community space!

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers A4 Poster: Scotland

Download this A4 poster to promote Mischief Makers, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2018, in your classroom, library or community space!

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers A4 Poster: Wales

Download this A4 poster to promote Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge in your classroom, library or community space!

17 May 2018

"Ask Me About" Mischief Makers badges

Download these badges for library staff and volunteers. They can be printed on to self-adhesive paper. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

17 May 2018

Mischief Makers schools template letter

This template letter can be customised to suit your local needs when writing to schools about taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

16 May 2018

Children's University Learning Destination Poster

The Summer Reading Challenge is a nationally validated learning activity and libraries are recognised Learning Destinations. Download this official Children’s University Learning Destination poster to display in your library.

16 May 2018

Children's University

Find out how children can earn Children’s University hours by taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge and Chatterbooks groups.

11 May 2018

Mischief Makers family leaflet: England

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge. This is a free download. Translated editions of the family leaflet are available to purchase from our Shop.

11 May 2018

Mischief Makers family leaflet: Scotland

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland. This is a free download. Translated editions of the family leaflet are available to purchase from our...

11 May 2018

Mischief Makers family leaflet: Wales

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge. This is a free download. Translated editions of the family leaflet are available to purchase from our Shop.

09 May 2018

2016/17 evaluation infographic

Infographic showing the results of the 2016/17 evaluation of Reading Well

09 May 2018

Universal Health Offer Infographic

Infograhpic detailing the work of the SCL Universal Health Offer

04 May 2018

National Reading Group Day 2018

This year, National Reading Group Day will take place on Saturday 16 June, the start of Independent Book Week. We have a downloadable poster that you can use in your library. Just click on the link below to download.