24 August 2020
How to draw Mossy the Fox with David Roberts
David Roberts, illustrator of Julian Clary’s Bolds books, shows us how he draws Mossy the fox. The Bold family seems fairly normal: they live in a nice house, the parents have good jobs, and they all love to have fun. One...
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 March 2020
Football Superstars - A3 posters
Football Superstars is a series aimed at building a love of reading from a young age, with fun cartoons, inspirational stories, a simple narrative style and a cast of characters chipping in with quotes, jokes and comments. Football Superstars: Ronaldo Rules,...
04 December 2019
GIF - Reading Well for children
Shareable GIF for the Reading Well for children scheme
04 October 2019
A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston - resources
A CHILD OF BOOKS – WHICH BOOK MADE YOU A CHILD OF BOOKS? Look out for A Child of Books, now out in paperback, the inspiring picture book by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston about the rewards of reading and sharing...
04 October 2019
Somebody Give This Heart a Pen by Sophia Thakur - National Libraries Week poster (exclusive poem)
SOPHIA THAKUR ‘STORIES’ Celebrate Libraries Week with an exclusive poem reflecting on the power of stories and the joy of reading written specially for libraries by acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur. Described by Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U...
19 September 2019
Plastic Sucks! You Can Make A Difference - Plastic Sucks Day Infographics
Plastic is everywhere and it sucks. It fills up our oceans, endangers our wildlife and never goes away. So it’s time to take action, find ways to cut down our plastic use and help protect our environment. Together we can...
19 September 2019
Plastic Sucks! You Can Make A Difference - Plastic Sucks Day Poster
How can YOU help save our planet? This awesome and inspiring guide, written by McFly bassist and environmental activist Dougie Poynter, will show you how to get involved in the mission to cut out single-use plastic. To help you promote your...
05 August 2019
Dot Day - Make Your Mark poster and activity pack
Celebrate International Dot Day on 15th-ish September! International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, began when teacher Terry Shay introduced his classroom to Peter H. Reynolds’ book The Dot on September 15, 2009. Now, every 15-ish September,...
04 March 2019
Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne - Event poster and activity sheets
For 25 years, Eileen Browne’s beautiful modern classic Handa’s Surprise has delighted the very youngest of readers who long to tell Handa what is happening right behind her. Brimming with mouth-watering fruit and wild animals, this picture book favourite, along...
06 December 2018
Reading is magic poster
Discover a love of reading with these top tips from Cressida Cowell, author and illustrator of the popular How to Train Your Dragon and The Wizards of Once books.
13 September 2018
The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane - an Activity Pack
The Lost Words The Lost Words stands against the disappearance of wild childhood. It is a joyful celebration of nature words and the natural world they invoke. With acrostic spell-poems by award-winning writer Robert Macfarlane and hand-painted illustration by Jackie...
26 April 2016
Image bank - Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia
A collection of photos that can be used on local library and health websites to promote the Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia.
12 April 2016
Image bank - Reading Well Books for young people
A collection of photos that can be used on local library, health and school websites to promote the Reading Well for young people scheme.