04 June 2020
Colouring resource: Poster by Johanna Basford
Print off this super silly poster from the queen of colouring Johanna Basford, and then follow along with her colouring-in tips on the Summer Reading Challenge Facebook page!
30 April 2020
The Reading Agency Hub
Here you can access The Reading Agency at home. You’ll find ideas, activities and challenges from across our programmes to entertain and educate yourself, your family or those you are teaching remotely. The activities will be refreshed every couple of weeks...
18 September 2019
Tiny and Teeny by Chris Judge - activity sheets
Welcome to Pocket Town, the teeniest, tiniest town around… Deep down, in between the blades of grass, lives Tiny. Can you see her? Keep looking … closer still … squint a bit … yes, there she is! Tiny keeps very busy...
07 August 2018
A First Book of the Sea by By Nicola Davies - Teachers' notes
A stunning anthology that blends poetry and information about the sea, from an award-winning team. From Nicola Davies and Emily Sutton, the multi award-winning team behind Tiny and Lots, comes a spellbinding collection of poems about the oceans of the...
04 July 2018
The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale - Event Kit
The Princess in Black Who says princesses can’t wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black. The first in a funny, action-packed series for young readers who like their...
01 May 2018
My Sister by Joanna Young - Teacher's Notes
My Sister This stunning picture book shows the special relationship that exists between two sisters. Soft, beautiful illustrations and simple text make this the perfect bedtime read. AGE : 2 – 6 years Download the Teacher’s Notes for some excellent guidance on how...
01 May 2018
How Many Dinosaurs Deep? by Ben Kitchin and Vicky Fieldhouse - Teacher's Notes
How Many Dinosaurs Deep? Jim is not quite sure that he’s ready to move from the baby pool to the middle-sized pool. Can a group of splashing, sploshing dinosaurs help him face his fear? AGE : 3 – 6 years Download the Teacher’s...
13 October 2017
Winnie and Wilbur 30th birthday activity pack
Winnie and Wilbur Friday 13 October is the 30th birthday of the brilliant Winnie and Wilbur series created by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul. To celebrate this, Oxford University Press Children’s books have sent us a pack with many activity sheets and...
15 September 2017
Owl Babies activity packs
Walker Books have a brilliant pack filled with activities. Owl Babies A gentle tale of three baby owls reassures young children that Mummy will always come home. A gentle tale of three baby owls reassures young children that Mummy will always come...
07 July 2017
Mrs Mole, I'm Home activity sheets
Download these fun activity sheets inspired by Mrs Mole, I’m Home! to share with your Chatterbooks group
24 January 2017
Also An Octopus Activity sheets
Download these fun Also An Octopus activity sheets for your Chatterbooks group, including colouring sheets and spot the difference
13 October 2016
Gordon's Brilliant Balloon Activities
Celebrate the release of Gordon’s Great Escape, the new book by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet, with this brilliant balloon activity kit!
03 October 2016
We Found A Hat Activity Sheets
This kit for Jon Klassen enthusiasts everywhere features all your favorite hat-obsessed, shifty-eyed animals in fun activities, from drawing to mazes.
15 June 2016
The Bolds design a hat competition sheet
Celebrating the brilliantly funny series The Bolds by Julian Clary and illustrated by David Roberts, we have this great drawing competition for children. We want children to design an unusual hat – the stranger the better! Mrs Bold makes hats...
03 June 2016
A Brave Bear Father’s Day event kit
With Father’s Day fast approaching on 19th June, Walker Books invite libraries to join them in celebrating dads and the wonderful role they have in our lives with their A Brave Bear Father’s Day event kit. The kit has...
23 May 2016
LEGO Nexo Knights design your own shield activity sheet
If your Chatterbooks group likes LEGO, why not download this NEXO Knights activity sheet from DK! What power does your NEXO shield show?
20 May 2016
My Little Pony colouring sheet
DK have have made a fun My Little Pony colouring activity sheet for Chatterbooks groups. Remember to use lots of bright colours!
04 April 2016
Five Minutes' Peace activity sheets
Celebrating an amazing 30 years, we have fantastic Five Minutes’ Peace activity sheets from Walker Books for your Chatterbooks group. Colouring in sheets and a maze!
14 March 2016
Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise activity sheets
These Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise activity sheets from Walker Books include Spot the Difference, drawing sheets and a maze
09 March 2016
Alan's Big, Scary Teeth activity sheets
These Alan’s Big, Scary Teeth sheets from Walker Books include spot the difference and colouring in activities.
01 March 2016
I Am Bear activity sheets
These I Am Bear activity sheets from Walker Books include a maze, spot the difference and a rhyming puzzle
16 February 2016
Migloo's Day activity sheets
These Migloo’s Day activity sheets from Walker Books include Spot the Difference, a word-search and creative writing activities!
12 February 2016
World Book Day 2016 Chatterbooks activity pack
To help you celebrate World Book Day 2016, here’s our World Book Day Chatterbooks activity pack. It includes tips for running Chatterbooks reading clubs, and ideas for a special World Book Day session. There are loads of activities you can...
05 January 2016
'Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar' by Emily MacKenzie
National Libraries Day is fast approaching, so Bloomsbury wanted to remind you that everyone’s favourite library-loving rabbit is on hand to help. Download the activity pack here for your Chatterbooks group! Also, if you’d like a Ralfy Rabbit library poster...
10 October 2015
Chatterbooks Week 2015: poems
Walker Books kindly provided Chatterbooks groups with eight poems to download for Chatterbooks Week in 2015 to celebrate great reading, great poetry and great fun. All poems are from A Great Big Cuddle, Poems for the Very Young by Michael Rosen...
23 January 2015
Guess How Much I Love You storytime kit
It’s twenty years since the publication of Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram, one of the world’s bestselling and best loved picture books. Walker have put together this brilliant storytime kit for libraries to...