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02 December 2019

In the Key of Code by Aimee Lucido - Teacher's Notes

An original, inventive and heart-warming novel about a lonely new girl and an unlikely friendship formed in a school coding club, that will appeal to fans of Sarah Crossan. When twelve-year-old Emmy’s musical family moves to California so her dad can...

01 December 2019

World Book Night 2020 empty-middle poster (PDF, A4)

Use this poster to promote your World Book Night activities but adding your details in the middle.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea Winter.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Branding Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends branding guidelines alongside our programme logos. It also contains information about our fonts and colours.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends project plan

Keep your Reading Friends project on track day-to-day with this editable plan for your key milestones. Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit.

21 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Idea

A plan for a winter themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at and talk about.

21 November 2019

Goodnight Starry by D'Arcy Lewis – Ignite children’s love of the Solar System

Goodnight Starry is a beautiful picture book for little stargazers aged 3-6 years. Saying goodnight to each member of the Earth’s family in the Solar System, children will discover how very different and special each one is. Humorously written and...

21 November 2019

Reading Friends Tone of Voice Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends tone of voice guidelines for reference when preparing written materials such as social media posts.

21 November 2019

Reading Friends project starter checklist

A handy checklist of things you’ll need to consider when setting up a new Reading Friends project.

20 November 2019

Reading Friends risk assessment

A useful tool to help think through, record and reduce any risks involved in delivering Reading Friends.

20 November 2019

Non-fiction November 2019

It’s November which means that we’re looking back at some of our favourite non-fiction titles from the past year. We think these books are fascinating, offering unique and interesting perspectives into a huge variety of topics.

19 November 2019

Reading Friends logo (England & NI)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

18 November 2019

Reading Friends Logo- White out version (England & NI)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

17 November 2019

Reading Friends logo (Scotland)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

16 November 2019

Reading Friends Logo- White out version (Scotland)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

13 November 2019

Birthday - Book Club Notes

“I’m gonna tell him I’m supposed to be a girl, that I can’t stand being a boy anymore, that I feel like I’m dying a little bit more everyday…” Meet Eric and Morgan. Born on the same day, at the same...

11 November 2019

Quick Reads 2020 downloadable dumpbin header

A downloadable header 285 × 285 that can be printed and used on FSDU’s.

10 November 2019

The Reading Agency Logo

Download The Reading Agency logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

07 November 2019

November 2019 Children's and young people booklist - Anti-Bullying

This year’s Anti-Bullying Week theme is Change Starts With Us and will be happening from Monday 11 November – Friday 15 November 2019. To help children get a deeper understanding of the effects of bullying and to start conversations on...

06 November 2019

Reading Friends The Lost Words: Session Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea The Lost Words.

06 November 2019

Reading Friends The Lost Words: Session Idea

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about for ‘the lost words’ book by Robert MacFarlane and Jackie Morris.

06 November 2019

The Starless Sea Book Club Kit

A reading group guide and party pack for The Starless Sea, the long-awaited new novel from the author of The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern. This kit includes reading group questions, author Q&A, wordsearch, invitations, templates and more.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends Wonders of Space: Session Resource Pack

It provides further activities alongside the session plans The First Moon Landing 1969 and The Wonders of Space.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends The First Moon Landing 1969: session idea

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends Wonders of Space: Session Idea

A plan for a themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at, and talk about.

05 November 2019

Reading Friends dementia information resource

This resource has information and advice to make your Reading Friends sessions dementia friendly. Give to volunteers if needed.

04 November 2019

The First Christmas Jumper by Ryan Tubridy - Read Along Trailer

The First Christmas Jumper Ryan Tubridy loves Christmas jumpers. He loves them so much he wrote this book – the story of the very first Christmas jumper. It’s got sheep, jelly babies, tractors, Santa Claus, Christmas elves and a LOT of...

04 November 2019

The First Christmas Jumper by Ryan Tubridy - animated trailer

The First Christmas Jumper Ryan Tubridy loves Christmas jumpers. He loves them so much he wrote this book – the story of the very first Christmas jumper. It’s got sheep, jelly babies, tractors, Santa Claus, Christmas elves and a LOT of...

04 November 2019

Reading Friends Reading Aloud

Find out about the many benefits of reading aloud in your Reading Friends groups and elsewhere.

03 November 2019

Reading Friends: engaging with blind or partially sighted people

Helpful guide to making Reading Friends sessions inclusive.