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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...

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...

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

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...

08 March 2019

Circle by Jon Klassen and Mac Barnett - a book trailer

This book trailer is about Circle. This book trailer is also about Circle’s friends Triangle and Square. When they all play hide-and-seek, Circle makes a rule. But when Triangle breaks that rule, Circle has to rescue him… You can find out...

07 March 2019

The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler - activity pack

This year The Gruffalo is turning 20! To help you celebrate this anniversary and the bestselling phenomenon by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Macmillan Children’s Books have created 20 brilliant activity sheets. Macmillan would love to see how you use the...

07 March 2019

All the World's a Stage Chatterbooks pack

On the 27 March is World Theatre Day and to celebrate we have created a Chatterbooks pack with six of our favourite children’s books which were then adapted into a theatre production. You can find out more about some of our...

07 March 2019

March 2019 Children's booklist - All The World's a Stage

On the 27 March is World Theatre Day and to celebrate we have created a children’s booklist of our favourite books which were then adapted into theatre productions. You can find out more about some of our picks on the...