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16 September 2021

Latest opportunities from our publisher partners for schools and libraries

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 author visits available to pitch for. There are Read and Review opportunities where you...

09 September 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.

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.

10 August 2021

Wild World Heroes WWF Webinars

WWF currently have four webinars planned over August on a range of environmental topics. These webinars can be shown in the library as part of your Summer Reading Challenge activity time with children, or WWF are offering to hold an...

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...

23 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Newsletter Template

This helpful template can be added to school newsletters sent home to families, or displayed on your school website.

23 June 2021

The Courage to Care Downloadable Poster

The Courage to Care is a vital and timely book about inspirational nurses, and the bravery of patients and families, from the bestselling author of The Language of Kindness. Written by Christie Watson and published by Vintage.

21 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Customisable Social Media Assets

These social media assets can be edited to include your library information or details about promotions/events/activities. There are assets for each character and their animal companion. They are suitable for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The Welsh versions of this resource...

21 June 2021

Wild World Heroes: Social Media Banners

Download Wild World Heroes banners, suitable for Twitter and Newsletters. Please ensure you have read the Wild World Heroes Branding Guidelines before using these items.

21 June 2021

Taking Part in Wild World Heroes: One Page Guide

This guide explains both the physical and digital versions of the Summer Reading Challenge and the different ways children can take part.

18 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Promotional Video Trailers: Welsh

Watch the video trailer for Wild World Heroes, the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Follow the links underneath each video to view the trailer on YouTube, where you can find more options to share and embed each video. Watch the full video trailer...

18 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Promotional Video Trailers: English

Watch the video trailer for Wild World Heroes, the Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Follow the links underneath each video to view the trailer on YouTube, where you can find more options to share and embed each video. Watch the full video trailer...

18 June 2021

Teachers' Reading Challenge promotional assets

School and library staff, as well as our partner organisations, can use these assets to promote the 2021 Teachers’ Reading Challenge on social media and in newsletters.

17 June 2021

Pizazz by Sophy Henn - digital pack and competition

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books have created a super pack for libraries nationwide. Being a superhero is the best thing ever, right? WRONG! HELLO! My name is Pizazz and I’m a superhero… You probably think that’s really AWESOME and while it can be,...