03 June 2016
A Brave Bear Father’s Day event kit
With Father’s Day fast approaching on 19th June, Walker Books invite libraries to join them in celebrating dads and the wonderful role they have in our lives with their A Brave Bear Father’s Day event kit. The kit has...
02 June 2016
Chatterbooks Activity Packs - List
Here are some of the most popular Chatterbooks activity packs, published over the past few years, with direct links for downloading.
01 June 2016
Sporty Stories Chatterbooks activity pack
The 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 countries, will take part. And in June it’s the UEFA EURO 2016 football tournament! Here’s...
25 May 2016
Stories to Enthrall Chatterbooks activity pack
This Chatterbooks activity pack brings you a treasury of stories to enthral – stories from around the world which have been shared through generations, and are now magically retold and illustrated in the books featured in this pack. Legends, folk...
23 May 2016
LEGO Nexo Knights design your own shield activity sheet
If your Chatterbooks group likes LEGO, why not download this NEXO Knights activity sheet from DK! What power does your NEXO shield show?
20 May 2016
My Little Pony colouring sheet
DK have have made a fun My Little Pony colouring activity sheet for Chatterbooks groups. Remember to use lots of bright colours!
05 May 2016
Time-Travellers Chatterbooks activity pack
If you could travel through time where would you go? To the past or the future? How might you get there? In a time machine – or maybe through a time-slip? Whom would you like to meet? This Chatterbooks Time-Travellers...
04 April 2016
Five Minutes' Peace activity sheets
Celebrating an amazing 30 years, we have fantastic Five Minutes’ Peace activity sheets from Walker Books for your Chatterbooks group. Colouring in sheets and a maze!
24 March 2016
The Big Friendly Read Chatterbooks activity pack
This pack contains reading and activity ideas to use in book groups and with whole classes to celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday! Get ready for The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016, in libraries everywhere.
15 March 2016
Dragonsitter series Chatterbooks activity pack
This pack celebrates the funny and brilliant Dragonsitter series by Josh Lacey and Garry Parsons. Imagine having a full-sized fire-breathing dragon come to stay in your house! These books are perfect for children aged 5 years upwards, to read or...
14 March 2016
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise activity sheets
These Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise activity sheets from Walker Books include Spot the Difference, drawing sheets and a maze
09 March 2016
Alan's Big, Scary Teeth activity sheets
These Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth sheets from Walker Books include spot the difference and colouring in activities.
05 March 2016
Mango and Bambang: Tapir All At Sea activity sheets
These Mango and Bambang: Tapir All At Sea activity sheets from Walker Books include Spot the Difference, drawing sheets and jokes!
01 March 2016
I Am Bear activity sheets
These I Am Bear activity sheets from Walker Books include a maze, spot the difference and a rhyming puzzle
24 February 2016
Free Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet activity pack
To celebrate the release of the forthcoming book in the wonderful world of Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet – Supertato: Veggies Assemble – Simon & Schuster is offering libraries the chance to sign up for event packs to hold your...
23 February 2016
Holly Webb Chatterbooks activity pack
Here are eight heart-warming books by Holly Webb, from her much-loved Animal Stories series. The stories are about puppies and kittens – and their experiences in finding and settling into families with their young owners. This pack gives tasters from...
16 February 2016
Migloo's Day activity sheets
These Migloo’s Day activity sheets from Walker Books include Spot the Difference, a word-search and creative writing activities!
12 February 2016
Shakespeare Chatterbooks activity pack
Hark! Here is a special Chatterbooks activity pack for Shakespeare Week 2016, with details of books for young people about Shakespeare, and retellings of his plays, plus ideas for discussion and fun activities.
12 February 2016
World Book Day 2016 Chatterbooks activity pack
To help you celebrate World Book Day 2016, here’s our World Book Day Chatterbooks activity pack. It includes tips for running Chatterbooks reading clubs, and ideas for a special World Book Day session. There are loads of activities you can...
11 February 2016
Little Legends discussion notes
Introducing the brilliant new series by Tom Percival, Little Legends. In this discussion guide meet the characters of Tale Town: Jack, Anansi, Red and Rapunzel. Plus, discussion points and activity suggestions for your Chatterbooks group.
03 February 2016
Pet Favourites Chatterbooks activity pack
In this Chatterbooks pack you’ll find a mix of stories about all kinds of pets – real, imaginary and magical. There are ideas for discussion and activities about favourite pets, famous fictional pets, and caring for your pet.
03 February 2016
Publishing Scotland Chatterbooks activity pack
Here’s a brilliant variety pack featuring children’s books from five of the publishers in Publishing Scotland, the network, trade and development body for the book publishing sector in Scotland. Filled with picture books, longer fiction, books for young children through...
05 January 2016
Fantastic Creatures 2016 Chatterbooks activity pack
Happy 2016! To start off the new year in style we have special new Chatterbooks activity pack. You’ll find stories – and facts – about all kinds of amazing and fantastic creatures: beautiful or monstrous, loveable or scary, all of...
05 January 2016
'Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar' by Emily MacKenzie
National Libraries Day is fast approaching, so Bloomsbury wanted to remind you that everyone’s favourite library-loving rabbit is on hand to help. Download the activity pack here for your Chatterbooks group! Also, if you’d like a Ralfy Rabbit library poster...
01 December 2015
Fireside Fiction Chatterbooks activity pack
Here is our fabulous Fireside Fiction pack for Chatterbooks groups this December. You’ll find really good reads, and really good stories to share out loud. Stories about Christmas and winter; stories to take you far away from the wind...
13 November 2015
Wild Wood library treasure hunt worksheet
The Secrets of the Wild Wood is the gripping, spellbinding story of Sir Tiuri’s quest to find out what lies beneath the mysterious stories about the Wild Wood. This worksheet from Pushkin is a special Wild Wood library treasure hunt! The...
02 November 2015
Making Music Chatterbooks activity pack
This Chatterbooks pack is all about Making Music – with reading and activity ideas for playing, creating and enjoying music in all kinds of ways! It includes stories, poetry and non-fiction titles for you to enjoy with your group, as...
12 October 2015
Knitbone Pepper Chatterbooks activity pack
Here’s a pack about a special ghost dog called Knitbone Pepper, his beloved owner Winnie, and his ghostly animal friends. Knitbone Pepper is the first book in a new series by Claire Barker, with illustrations by Ross Collins. Enjoy these...
12 October 2015
Spine-tinglers Chatterbooks activity pack
In this Chatterbooks activity pack there are lots of different books with stories that are scary, absorbing, funny, or fantastic – all of them with something special. Perfect for Halloween.
10 October 2015
Chatterbooks Week 2015: poems
Walker Books kindly provided Chatterbooks groups with eight poems to download for Chatterbooks Week in 2015 to celebrate great reading, great poetry and great fun. All poems are from A Great Big Cuddle, Poems for the Very Young by Michael Rosen...