Resources

16 August 2017

Summer Reading Challenge 2017 online resources guide

Summer Reading Challenge coordinators can download this quick guide to accessing restricted resources to share with libraries taking part in Animal Agents. Please note: Only library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2017 will have access to the password protected...

03 July 2017

Animal Agents Chatterbooks Activity Pack

Here is a Chatterbooks activity pack to accompany this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents. It features some of the fabulous books in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge collection.

12 June 2017

Animal Agents image assets: British Council

Download logos and artwork for Animal Agents Please note: This resource is for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. Materials for the Summer Reading Challenge run in UK libraries can be found here

12 June 2017

Book Discussion Cards

Use these book discussion cards to help children talk about their books. You can place them on a table and before speaking to a member of staff or volunteer, children can decide which card to take with them, and...

05 June 2017

Animal Agents poster: British Council

Promote Animal Agents with this colourful poster. Please note: This resource is for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. Materials for the Summer Reading Challenge run in UK libraries can be found here

05 June 2017

Animal Agents certificate: British Council

Reward children participating in the Reading Challenge with this certificate. Please note: This resource is for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. Materials for the Summer Reading Challenge run in UK libraries can be found here

05 June 2017

Animal Agents family leaflet: British Council

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Reading Challenge. Please note: This resource is for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. Materials for the Summer Reading...

07 June 2016

The BFG Phizz-Whizzing Lesson Plans

Read Roald Dahl’s The BFG with your class before Steven Spielberg’s film comes out in July – with the help of the new Officially Phizz-Whizzing Lesson Plans. Whether you’ve read it before or are discovering the Big Friendly Giant’s story...

17 October 2014

The Summer Reading Challenge gets children reading on the bus in East India

According to Vice Principal of KiiT International School in Bhubaneswar, East India, children no longer sleep on the bus, they read. And it’s all thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place in countries all over the...

17 October 2014

3,500 children take part in the Summer Reading Challenge in Thailand

The British Council has been running the Summer Reading Challenge in Thailand for the last 6 years and the children involved always look forward to it. This year was the biggest yet with almost 3,500 children from all over the...