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18 June 2021

Teachers' Reading Challenge promotional assets

School and library staff, as well as our partner organisations, can use these assets to promote the 2021 Teachers’ Reading Challenge on social media and in newsletters.

17 June 2021

Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football's Greatest Sides - Teachers' Notes

Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football’s Greatest Sides Discover the incredible true stories behind the most famous clubs in football. Find out the stories behind the most legendary clubs in football history, such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and...

17 June 2021

Pizazz by Sophy Henn - digital pack and competition

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books have created a super pack for libraries nationwide. Being a superhero is the best thing ever, right? WRONG! HELLO! My name is Pizazz and I’m a superhero… You probably think that’s really AWESOME and while it can be,...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Colouring In Sheets: English and Welsh

Download these four Wild World Heroes colouring in sheets! This download contains English and Welsh options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s)...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Reader Review Bookmarks: English and Welsh

Children can choose a character and use these bookmarks to review their Summer Reading Challenge reads. Available in colour and black and white options. These reader review bookmarks are available in Welsh and English. Please note: this is a locked resource for...

14 June 2021

Latest opportunities from our publisher partners for schools and libraries

If you have a reading group with children or work in a school or library – we have some fantastic opportunities for you! There are Read and Review opportunities where you have a chance of receiving 10 copies of a...

14 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Invite Activity Sheet

Use this colour in activity sheet to send children home with a personalised Summer Reading Challenge invitation. Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

10 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: Northern Ireland

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 poster. Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021 Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s) for access.

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Template Letter to Schools

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 Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries...

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: England

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: Scotland

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: Wales

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: England

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 poster. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s) for access.

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: Scotland

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 poster. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s) for access.

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: Wales

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 poster. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer Reading Challenge coordinator(s) for access.

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes "Ask Me About" Badges

Download these badges for library staff and volunteers. They can be printed on to self-adhesive paper or added to blanks and badge holders. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries...

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Schools Achievement Certificates

Libraries can download these two special certificates to award to schools taking part in Wild World Heroes 2021. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer...

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Volunteer Hours Certificate

Recognise the achievements of your summer volunteers with this Wild World Heroes themed certificate. Check back soon for the Welsh language version of this resource. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021....

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Special Achievement Certificate

Some children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge read more than six books, whilst many may achieve other kinds of personal goals or overcome difficulties. This ‘Special Achievement Award’ allows you to issue a bespoke certificate. This may be used in...

04 June 2021

Refugee Week Booklist

Refugee Week is 14-20 June 2021. We have worked with our publisher partners to create a booklist to help children, young people and adults understand the realities refugees around the world face, and sympathise with their experiences. The list contains...

04 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Evaluation Guidance Notes

Please read these guidance notes before completing the Summer Reading Challenge evaluation form. This resource contains information on: The 2021 Library Evaluation form The 2021 Family Survey, including suggestions for promoting the survey Instructions for adding the Family Survey to your website Please note: this...

04 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Library Evaluation Form

Download the Library Evaluation Form for Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021. All library authorities running the Summer Reading Challenge are required to complete this evaluation form. Please Note: This is the standard library evaluation form. Library authorities taking part...

02 June 2021

The Super-Secret Diary of Holly Hopkinson by Charlie P Brooks – digital pack

Meet Holly Hopkinson the star of a new series by Charlie P Brooks, illustrated throughout by Katy Riddell. Holly’s hilarious diary tells the story of her family’s move to the countryside – which gets really interesting when she gets a...

01 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Document Borders

Download these Wild World Heroes borders to create Summer Reading Challenge posters, presentations, activities and resources. All illustrations © Heath Mckenzie 2021 Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact...

28 May 2021

Wild World Heroes Training Presentation

Train your library staff and volunteers and set goals for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with this presentation. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint. All illustrations © Heath Mckenzie 2021 Please note: this is a...

25 May 2021

Fall Off, Get Back On, Keep Going by Clare Balding - Activity Pack

‘Falling off’ is all part of life. The trick is to know how to dust yourself off, get back on, learn from your mistakes – and keep going! Clare Balding, TV presenter, sportswoman and bestselling author has had some spectacular falls...

25 May 2021

Walker Books Creative Writing Competition!

This competition is for children, young people and people taking part in Reading Ahead Are you a fan of action-packed stories? Because we are. And we would love to read some of YOUR thrilling, adventurous ideas! The Alex Rider series by the...

24 May 2021

The Yearbook by Holly Bourne - Teachers' Notes

Paige is used to staying quiet in the face of lies. Like how popular girl Grace is a such an amazing person (lie). How Laura steals people’s boyfriends (lie). How her own family are so perfect (lie). Now Grace and friends...

20 May 2021

Wild World Heroes Assembly Presentations

These presentations can be shared in class or on remote learning platforms to introduce the Wild World Heroes to pupils. There are two presentations available. One presentation is designed to be customised and has a slide where users can add in local...

19 May 2021

Classroom resources by Nicola Morgan

Free downloadable classroom resources created by Reading Well for young people author Nicola Morgan. Nicola Morgan, often known as The Teenage Brain Woman, is an internationally-acclaimed author and authority on teenage wellbeing, how stress impacts performance, effects of screens, social...