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06 August 2019

September 2019 Children's and Young People booklist - Back to School Books

Our September booklist for children and young people is a selection of our favourite books either set in a school or about starting a new academic year. It includes picture books, guides for teenagers, a graphic novel and some amazing...

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 August 2019

Reading Friends dementia-friendly spaces

Information and advice in making dementia-friendly spaces for your Reading Friends sessions.

04 August 2019

Reading Friends Matching Questionnaire

You can use this to match up your Reading Friends and Reading Friends volunteers by their interests.

02 August 2019

Don't Worry, Little Crab by Chris Haughton - book trailer

From the multi award-winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George!, Shh! We Have a Plan and Goodnight Everyone comes a bold new picture book about building up the courage to try something new. In the rockpool above...

01 August 2019

Comics and Graphic Novels Chatterbooks Pack

In this Chatterbooks activity pack you’ll find some great suggestions for comic books and graphic novels for your group to explore, read and enjoy together. We hope you enjoy them, together with all the discussion and activity ideas, and further...

17 July 2019

Take it Back by Kia Abdullah Reading Group Guide

A reading group guide to Take it Back by Kia Abdullah including discussion questions and further reading.

17 July 2019

The Truth Pixie Goes to School by Matt Haig - resources pack

The Truth Pixie Goes to School is Matt Haig’s follow-up to last year’s heart-warming bestseller The Truth Pixie and is for little pixies everywhere aged 5 and over. Going back-to-school can be a scary time but The Truth Pixie and...

12 July 2019

The Sea Book by DK - Activity pack

Featuring fascinating fishy facts accompanied by bright, bold, and beautiful illustrations, this book takes children on a journey through the sea and all its zones. Touching on mammals, fish, invertebrates, and reptiles, The Sea Book explores a wealth of incredible...

12 July 2019

Reading Friends Digital Signage Editable

Promote Reading Friends on any screen. Add local details on this editable version. There’s also a generic version.

12 July 2019

Reading Friends Digital Signage Generic

Promote Reading Friends on any screen. There’s also an editable design available where you can add local details.

10 July 2019

Reading Well Wales: bilingual plasma screen artwork for Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia

Bilingual artwork (Welsh and English) for the Reading Well Books on Prescription for dementia in Wales scheme. For display on plasma screens in GP surgeries, social media, and other promotional settings.

10 July 2019

Reading Well Wales: plasma screen artwork for Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health

Bilingual artwork (Welsh and English) for the Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health in Wales scheme. For display on plasma screens in GP surgeries, social media, and other promotional settings.

10 July 2019

Reading Well Books on Prescription evaluation poster

A bilingual downloadable A4 poster for promoting the online surveys for the Reading Well Books on Prescription evaluation 2018-19. To be printed and displayed in libraries and health settings.

09 July 2019

Space!

To tie in with this month’s launch of Space Chase, the theme for the 2019 Summer Reading Challenge, we are bringing you some of our favourite books about outer space. From brain-bending books on physics to comic tales from the...

04 July 2019

Train to Impossible Places - Letter writing resource

The Train to Impossible Places All aboard for a magical journey… When Suzy hears a strange rattling noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is...

04 July 2019

The Usborne Book of the Moon - Resource Pack

This Resource Pack is based on The Usborne Book of the Moon – the beautiful new illustrated book all about the story of our moon. Each lesson included uses extracts from the book, giving you beautiful text and illustrations to...

01 July 2019

Space Chase game: dice and counters

Download this activity sheet to make dice and counters for the Space Chase Rockets and Comets game! Cut out the templates or design your own counters to create everything you need to play the game. Please note: the Space Chase Rockets and...

28 June 2019

Reading Friends logo (Wales)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

26 June 2019

Reading Friends Logo- White out version (Wales)

Download the Reading Friends logo for publicity of your Reading Friends projects. Please refer to our branding guidelines on usage.

21 June 2019

Space Chase Information Leaflet: British Council

Download the family information leaflet for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Reading Challenge. It explains how the Challenge works and the benefits of taking part. Please note: These...

21 June 2019

Space Chase Certificate: British Council

Download the reward certificate for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. This certificate can be awarded to children who complete the Challenge. Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this content you...

21 June 2019

Space Chase A3 Poster: British Council

Download the A3 promotional poster for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this content you must log in to the website using the details...

17 June 2019

Timmy Failure by Stephan Pastis - Detectives in Training activity and POS packs

Attention: Detectives in Training Meet Timmy Failure, founder of the “best” detective agency in town – Total Failure, Inc. With the help of his polar bear, Total, the clueless, comically self-confident Timmy already has plans for world domination. Plans...

13 June 2019

Reading Well Wales: prescriber guidelines

Guidelines for prescribers delivering Reading Well Books on Prescription in Wales

13 June 2019

Reading Well Wales: image bank for Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health

A collection of photos that can be used on local library and health websites to promote the Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health list in Wales.

13 June 2019

Reading Well Wales: overview of the mental health titles

A guide to the books on the Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health booklist in Wales.

13 June 2019

Reading Well Wales: bilingual artwork for Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health

Bilingual artwork (Welsh and English) for the Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health in Wales scheme. For display on plasma screens in GP surgeries, social media, and other promotional settings.

13 June 2019

Reading Well Wales: bilingual poster for Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health

Bilingual poster artwork (Welsh and English) for the Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health in Wales scheme.

13 June 2019

Reading Well Wales: interactive prescriber leaflet for Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health

A bilingual (Welsh and English) digital version of the user leaflet for Reading Well Books on Prescription for mental health. The prescriber can digitally select titles from the list, then print the leaflet. The leaflet also provides information about how the...