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20 October 2021

Latest opportunities from our publisher partners for schools and libraries - free author visits, sets of books and POS packs!

If you have a reading group with children or work in a school or library – we have some fantastic opportunities for you! We have two free, virtual author visits available to pitch for. There are Read and Review opportunities...

14 October 2021

Promoting your Reading Friends project Toolkit

We have created this document to make it as easy as possible for you to promote your own Reading Friends projects. This resource contains information, suggestions, templates and links to resources to help you.

14 October 2021

Reading Friends Editable Reading Materials Portrait Posters

Editable portrait posters which show a selection of reading materials. Please use Adobe Acrobat to edit.

14 October 2021

Reading Friends Editable Tea & Biscuits Landscape Posters

Editable landscape posters which show a selection of tea and biscuits. Please use Adobe Acrobat to edit.

13 October 2021

Reading Friends Editable Reading Materials Landscape Posters

Editable landscape posters which show a selection of reading materials. Please use Adobe Acrobat to edit.

07 October 2021

Canelo Crime digital promotional materials

This pack contains digital materials for libraries and other organisations to promote titles in Canelo Crime’s collection, including: Bunting template Social media assets for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram Pre-written social media copy and handles

04 October 2021

Everyone Sang: A Poem for Every Feeling from Walker Books - downloadable postcard

It is National Poetry Day is on 7 October and Walker Books have an incredible poetry anthology publishing on exactly the 7 of October! Everyone Sang: A Poem for Every Feeling is an exquisite gift-book containing over a hundred poems, chosen...

28 September 2021

Happy Here: 10 Stories from Black British Authors & Illustrators - social media assets

Celebrate Black History Month with Knights Of! Black History Month is an annual event intended to recognise the contribution and achievements of those with African or Caribbean heritage. In recent years it’s become part of the school curriculum and is also...

27 September 2021

Celebrate Libraries Week with Walker Books - digital resource

Join in the celebrations for Libraries Week with our special library themed double sided poster featuring illustrations from Moose’s Book Bus, an homage to storytime, libraries and community by Inga Moore, one of the most acclaimed children’s bookmakers working today,...

24 September 2021

October, October by Katya Balen - digital resources

‘Quite simply one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read’ Kiran Millwood Hargrave October and her dad live in the woods. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They live in the...

24 September 2021

Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston – digital resources

Amari Peters knows three things. Her big brother Quinton has gone missing. No one will talk about it. His mysterious job holds a clue… So when she’s invited for a trial at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs, Amari is certain this is her chance...

09 September 2021

Reading Friends Editable Tea & Biscuits Portrait Posters

Editable portrait posters which show a selection of tea and biscuits. Please use Adobe Acrobat to edit.

08 September 2021

Reading Friends Editable Face-to-Face Landscape Posters

Editable landscape posters which show a selection of face-to-face Reading Friends activities. Please use Adobe Acrobat to edit. Please let readingfriends@readingagency.org.uk know if you’re looking for something specific.

08 September 2021

Reading Friends Editable Face-to-Face Portrait Posters

Editable portrait posters which show a selection of face-to-face Reading Friends activities. Please use Adobe Acrobat to edit. Please let readingfriends@readingagency.org.uk know if you’re looking for something specific.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Social Media Cards

This resource contains generic and editable template assets for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Use these social cards to help promote your Reading Friends project on social media channels.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Face-to-Face in a Library Photos

This folder contains photos of different audiences participating in face-to-face activities in a library setting. Use these photos to help promote your Reading Friends project.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Reading Materials Photos

This folder contains photos of different reading materials. Use these photos to help promote your Reading Friends activities. Contact us for additional options. The full range of photos can be found in Basecamp.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Tea & Biscuits Photos

This folder contains different photos of tea and biscuits. Use these photos to help promote your Reading Friends activities.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Virtual Photos

This folder contains photos of different audiences participating in virtual activities. Use these photos to help promote your Reading Friends activities. Please let us know at readingfriends@readingagency.org.uk if you need any images in higher definition.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Telephone Photos

This folder contains photos of different audiences participating in telephone activities. Use these photos to help promote your Reading Friends activities. Please let us know at readingfriends@readingagency.org.uk if you need any of these photos in higher definition.

01 September 2021

Reading Friends Face-to-Face Photos

This folder contains photos of different audiences participating in face-to-face activities. Use these photos to help promote your Reading Friends project. Please let us know at readingfriends@readingagency.org.uk if you need any photos in higher definition.

20 July 2021

BOTH Books

Books On The Hill is an independent bookshop and now a publishing that produces dyslexic friendly books for adults. Set up by Alistair Sims, they had huge success in April after launching their kickstarter campaign and smashed original targets to...

20 July 2021

Crime and Thriller

Struggling to get into reading? Can’t find a book to keep you hooked? Why not take your pick from this selection of these gripping Crime and Thriller titles…

20 July 2021

Sporting Titles

A selection of twelve sport-related titles to get you inspired!

12 July 2021

Step back to the Stone Age with Sophie Kirtley - Digital Activity Pack

To celebrate the publication of Sophie Kirtley’s second unforgettable time-slip adventure, The Way to Impossible Island, Bloomsbury Children’s Books have a fabulous selection of digital and physical display materials available for libraries nationwide to request. A brave, life-affirming middle-grade time-slip adventure...

08 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Social Media Assets (Welsh)

This bundle contains banners, logos and empty middle assets which can be customised to include your library information or details about promotions, events and activities. There are assets for each character and their animal companion. Please note: this is a locked...

30 June 2021

We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ Rights

To celebrate the publication of WE CAN DO BETTER THAN THIS: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ Rights, edited by Amelia Abraham, we have a poster available to download. How can we create a better world for LGBTQ+ people? 35...

30 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Press Release

This press release can be edited to include your library logo or information. 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.

30 June 2021

Kids Fight Climate Change by Martin Dorey - digital pack

Our planet is in trouble. It needs YOU. Together we can fight climate change by speaking up and changing what we eat, how we travel and the ways we use energy. Find out how you can become a #2minutesuperhero by...

29 June 2021

The Unbelievable Biscuit Factory by James Harris - author video and activity sheets

The biscuit factory in Haddie’s hometown is absolutely 100% NOT a Super-Secret Science Lab. Or a portal to another dimension. With orange fluffy monsters. DEFINITELY NOT. Or… is it? A laugh-out-loud biscuit-bonkers adventure for readers aged 8+ and fans of...