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01 April 2019

Nothing to See Here Competition

The Nothing To See Here Hotel is the best secret holiday destination for mysterious and legendary beings. All manner of magical creatures stay at this hotel; from bridge bothering trolls to wrinkly old mermaids! Competition Do you want to win all three books...

27 March 2019

March 2019 Young People's booklist - All the World's a Stage

Today is World Theatre Day so we have created a booklist of some of our favourite books for young people that were adapted into a theatre production, tv show or film. We have selected six books for young people to read...

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Urdu

Download the Urdu translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Turkish

Download the Turkish translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Russian

Download the Russian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Romanian

Download the Romanian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Portuguese

Download the Portuguese translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Polish

Download the Polish translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Nepalese

Download the Nepalese translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Latvian

Download the Latvian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Lithuanian

Download the Lithuanian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Hindi

Download the Hindi translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: French

Download the French translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Czech

Download the Czech translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Cantonese

Download the Cantonese translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Bengali

Download the Bengali translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Bulgarian

Download the Bulgarian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Arabic

Download the Arabic translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

23 March 2019

How to Rob a Bank by Tom Mitchell - Teaching Notes

Some people rob banks because they’re greedy. Others enjoy the adrenalin rush. Me? I robbed a bank because of guilt. Specifically: guilt and a Nepalese scented candle… When fifteen-year-old Dylan accidentally burns down the house of the girl he’s trying to...

22 March 2019

Space Chase Clip Art: JPEG files

Download clip art for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. This resource contains JPEG files suitable for print materials. PNG files suitable for online resources and items requiring a transparent background are available to download at the link below. Please ensure you...

21 March 2019

She Wolf by Dan Smith - Teachers' Notes

Northumbria, 866. Washed ashore on a frozen English beach, Ylva’s survived. She will not cry. She’s meant to be strong. She’s a Viking. But when her mother dies at the hand of a three-fingered man, and the wolves of the forest...

19 March 2019

Space Chase Logos

Download logos for the Summer Reading Challenge 2019. This resource will be updated shortly with additional logos featuring the Space Chase URL. Please ensure you have read the branding guidelines (available at the link below) before using these assets. Please note: this...

19 March 2019

Reading Ahead 2018-19 'after' survey

Here is the link to the short survey for people who have completed Reading Ahead. Please encourage your participants to fill this in as soon as they have finished their reading diary. We can supply a printable version...

16 March 2019

World Book Night 2019 logo

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

12 March 2019

The Boy Who Flew by Fleur Hitchcock - Resource pack

About the book Athan Wilde dreams of flight. When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe puts his family...

12 March 2019

Hugs and Kisses by Sam Hay and Emma Dodd - Activity Pack

There are two sides to every story… Flip the book to read each side of the story in this enchanting tale of a whale and an octopus on their search for love, ending with a huge pop-up surprise. Big Blue Whale is...

11 March 2019

The Closest Thing to Flying by Gill Lewis - Reading Notes

The Closest Thing to Flying Present day: Semira doesn’t know where to call home. She and her mother came to England when she was four years old, brought across the desert and the sea by a man who has complete control....

11 March 2019

We're Going on a Bear Hunt - Event pack and Teachers' Notes

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt Celebrate 30 wonderful years of We’re Going on a Bear Hunt the much-loved family favourite. For thirty years, readers have been swishy-swashying and splash-sploshing through this award-winning favourite. Michael Rosen brings the story to life for...

11 March 2019

Get involved - health libraries

A document containing information on how to run Reading Well in health libraries.

11 March 2019

The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods - Teaching Resources

The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods Resource Pack for KS2 Teachers This is the story of a sleepy town called Suds. A place where stories fill the air of children turning grey and disappearing without a trace. Poppy and Erasmus are certain there’s...