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30 April 2019

Alex Rider: Secret Weapon - book trailer

Ever since MI6 recognised his potential, Alex Rider has constantly been thrust into the line of danger. From a routine visit to the dentist that turns into a chase through the streets of London, to a school trip with a...

30 April 2019

Malamander - book trailer

Nobody visits Eerie-on-Sea in the winter. Especially not when darkness falls and the wind howls around Maw Rocks and the wreck of the battleship Leviathan, where even now some swear they have seen the unctuous Malamander creep… Discover Malamander by Thomas...

30 April 2019

We're Going on a Bear Hunt Let's Discover Baby Animals, Flowers and Trees - book trailer

Inspiring and fun guides to baby animals, flowers and trees featuring artwork from the animated special of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. In these fun-filled guides to baby animals, flowers and trees, eager readers will learn all about spring time...

18 April 2019

Dementia Action Week 2019: a library toolkit

A library toolkit containing ideas for Reading Well displays, events and online and social media activity around Dementia Action Week 2019 (20-26 May).

18 April 2019

Reading Friends press release

This template is to help you when writing press releases about the project.

16 April 2019

Celebrating Spring with HarperCollins Children’s Books - activity pack

HarperCollins Children’s Books are celebrating the arrival of Spring with a gorgeous pack of activities for little ones featuring eggs, bunnies and tadpoles from an array of amazing picture book creators! - Follow Tad, the littlest almost-a-frog in the whole wide...

12 April 2019

Reading Friends volunteer role description

Provides potential volunteers with key information on what’s involved in the role. Editable for local information.

12 April 2019

Reading Friends risk assessment

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

12 April 2019

Reading Friends volunteer application form

A template for local Reading Friends projects to adapt and use with people interested in volunteering.

11 April 2019

Reading Friends Volunteers' Week 1-7 June 2019 thank you card (Welsh)

Say thank you to your Reading Friends volunteers with this printable card in Welsh.

11 April 2019

Reading Friends Volunteers' Week (1-7 June 2019) thank you e-card

Say thank you to your Reading Friends volunteers with this e-card.

11 April 2019

Reading Friends Volunteers' Week (1-7 June 2019) thank you card

Say thank you to your Reading Friends volunteers with our printable thank you card.

11 April 2019

Reading Friends Volunteers' Week toolkit (1-7 June 2019)

Helpful hashtags, Tweets, images, quotes, cards and lots more to help celebrate your volunteers 1-7 June.

10 April 2019

Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life by Rose Tremain, Reader's Guide

Here is a reading group guide for Rose Tremain’s Memoir, Rosie: Scenes from a Vanished Life. About the book Rose Tremain (or Rosie as she was then) grew up in post-war London – a city still partly in ruins, where both...

10 April 2019

The Remainder - Readers' Guide

On Tuesday 9 April the Man Booker International Prize revealed the shortlist of six books for the 2019 prize. Discover the excellent books that have been chosen for the Man Booker Prize shortlist. You can download a Readers’ Guide for shortlisted...

10 April 2019

The Shape Of The Ruins - Readers' Guide

On Tuesday 9 April the Man Booker International Prize revealed the shortlist of six books for the 2019 prize. Discover the excellent books that have been chosen for the Man Booker Prize shortlist. You can download a Readers’ Guide for shortlisted...

10 April 2019

Drive Your Plow Over The Bones Of The Dead - Readers' Guide

On Tuesday 9 April the Man Booker International Prize revealed the shortlist of six books for the 2019 prize. Discover the excellent books that have been chosen for the Man Booker Prize shortlist. You can download a Readers’ Guide for shortlisted...

10 April 2019

The Pine Islands - Readers' Guide

On Tuesday 9 April the Man Booker International Prize revealed the shortlist of six books for the 2019 prize. Discover the excellent books that have been chosen for the Man Booker Prize shortlist. You can download a Readers’ Guide for shortlisted...

10 April 2019

The Years - Readers' Guide

On Tuesday 9 April the Man Booker International Prize revealed the shortlist of six books for the 2019 prize. Discover the excellent books that have been chosen for the Man Booker Prize shortlist. You can download a Readers’ Guide for shortlisted...

10 April 2019

Celestial Bodies - Readers' Guide

On Tuesday 9 April the Man Booker International Prize revealed the shortlist of six books for the 2019 prize. Discover the excellent books that have been chosen for the Man Booker Prize shortlist. You can download a Readers’ Guide for shortlisted...

06 April 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week 2019: library toolkit

A library toolkit containing ideas for Reading Well displays, events and online and social media activity around Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 (13-19 May).

05 April 2019

Nature and wildlife booklist

Inspired by the arrival of Spring and the celebration of Earth Day on 22 April, we’ve created a booklist to share some of our favourite titles about the natural world, wildlife and our environment We’ve also created a Chatterbooks pack which...

04 April 2019

Nature and wildlife Chatterbooks pack

Inspired by the arrival of Spring and the celebration of Earth Day on 22 April, we’ve created this Chatterbooks pack full of reading recommendations and activity ideas featuring books about the natural world, wildlife and our environment. You can also download...

03 April 2019

Reading Friends Volunteers' Week 1-7 June 2019 volunteer thank you e-card (Welsh)

Say thank you to your Reading Friends volunteers with this e-card in Welsh.

03 April 2019

World Book Night 2019 Activity Toolkit

However you’re getting involved, and whether you’re taking part as an organisation or an individual, we’ve gathered together some ideas in this pack. They include tips on giving books, running your own events, promoting World Book Night by creating displays...

03 April 2019

Fundraising toolkit

By adding a fundraising element to your World Book Night event, you can help us to continue to get more people reading. This toolkit contains ideas, tips and resources for any kind of fundraising event.

03 April 2019

World Book Night 2019 logo Welsh

Download our logo to use on posters, websites and any materials you create to publicise and use at your World Book Night events.

03 April 2019

World Book Night 2019 empty-middle poster Welsh

You can edit this poster and use it to promote your World Book Night activities; just include details in the middle. Please note, images look tinted as they are within the header area so that you can still type into the...

03 April 2019

Editable event poster Welsh (PDF)

You can edit this poster and use it to promote your World Book Night activities. You must download and save the poster first before editing.

03 April 2019

World Book Night 2019 general poster Welsh

Print this poster and stick up on noticeboards, in windows and anywhere else you like to promote World Book Night