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20 January 2020

Quick Reads Learning Resources

Quick Reads are often seen as suitable for those at Entry 3, Level 1 or Level 2. They can be used both as a first read or to work towards to as a final goal, depending on the starting level...

08 January 2020

BBC The Novels that Shaped our World A3 Poster

Download this empty belly poster to use in your library to promote the BBC The Novels that Shaped Our World.

08 January 2020

BBC The Novels that Shaped our World A4 Poster

A4 poster Download this empty belly poster to use in your library to promote the BBC The Novels that Shaped Our World.

18 December 2019

School assembly PPT presentation - Reading Well for children

An adaptable PowerPoint presentation on Reading Well for children for library staff/teachers to deliver in school assemblies.

18 December 2019

Health sector engagement letter - Reading Well (all 5 schemes)

A template letter library staff can send to health/social care professionals to establish partnerships to deliver all Reading Well schemes.

18 December 2019

Classroom resources - Reading Well for children

A ZIP file containing classroom/library activities using Reading Well for children titles. Created by publishers of titles on the Reading Well for children booklist.

18 December 2019

Schools engagement letter - Reading Well for children

A template letter library staff can send to schools to establish partnerships to deliver Reading Well for children.

18 December 2019

Stakeholder PPT presentation - Reading Well for children

An adaptable PowerPoint presentation on Reading Well for children for library staff, public health, and other stakeholders.

18 December 2019

Books of the Year 2019

It’s been another fantastic year full of books and we’re delighted to present our Books of the Year list for 2019. Our staff have chosen their top recommendations of new books from the year and we hope that you’ll be...

09 December 2019

The Reading Agency Books 2019 - Children and young people booklist

Every year, the staff at The Reading Agency enjoy picking and sharing our favourite books for children and young people. We have three booklists of the books we have loved the most from 2019: picture and illustrated books, books for...

05 December 2019

Winter Reads 2019: Poetry, Short Stories and Novels

We’ve put together a selection of reads for Reading Ahead participants with the theme ‘Winter Reads.’ It includes poems, short stories and books for various reading levels from pre-entry to level 2. The Winter Mini Challenge starts on Monday 2 December...

05 December 2019

Reading Friends Christmas: Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the Christmas session idea.

05 December 2019

Reading Friends Christmas: Session Idea

A plan for a Christmas themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at and talk about.

04 December 2019

Digital banner - Reading Well for children

A digital banner to promote Reading Well for children on websites, in newsletters etc.

04 December 2019

MS Word border artwork - Reading Well for children

Decorative borders for MS Word to use for Reading Well for children resources

04 December 2019

Email signature - Reading Well for children

Email signature art to promote Reading Well for children

04 December 2019

Digital slide - Reading Well for children

A digital slide for plasma screens etc for Reading Well for children.

04 December 2019

GIF - Reading Well for children

Shareable GIF for the Reading Well for children scheme

02 December 2019

Making Reading Ahead work for prisoners with ESOL

This four-page leaflet draws together the findings, practical tips and creative tools from our three-year project to support prisoners with ESOL funded by The Bell Foundation. Please scroll down this resources page to find other downloadable items.

02 December 2019

In the Key of Code by Aimee Lucido - Teacher's Notes

An original, inventive and heart-warming novel about a lonely new girl and an unlikely friendship formed in a school coding club, that will appeal to fans of Sarah Crossan. When twelve-year-old Emmy’s musical family moves to California so her dad can...

01 December 2019

World Book Night 2020 empty-middle poster (PDF, A4)

Use this poster to promote your World Book Night activities but adding your details in the middle.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Resource Pack

This pack provides further materials to use alongside the session idea Winter.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends Branding Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends branding guidelines alongside our programme logos. It also contains information about our fonts and colours.

22 November 2019

Reading Friends project plan

Keep your Reading Friends project on track day-to-day with this editable plan for your key milestones. Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit.

21 November 2019

Reading Friends Winter: Session Idea

A plan for a winter themed Reading Friends session including things to read, look at and talk about.

21 November 2019

Goodnight Starry by D'Arcy Lewis – Ignite children’s love of the Solar System

Goodnight Starry is a beautiful picture book for little stargazers aged 3-6 years. Saying goodnight to each member of the Earth’s family in the Solar System, children will discover how very different and special each one is. Humorously written and...

21 November 2019

Reading Friends Tone of Voice Guidelines

Use the Reading Friends tone of voice guidelines for reference when preparing written materials such as social media posts.

21 November 2019

Reading Friends project starter checklist

A handy checklist of things you’ll need to consider when setting up a new Reading Friends project.

20 November 2019

Reading Friends risk assessment

A useful tool to help think through, record and reduce any risks involved in delivering Reading Friends.

20 November 2019

Non-fiction November 2019

It’s November which means that we’re looking back at some of our favourite non-fiction titles from the past year. We think these books are fascinating, offering unique and interesting perspectives into a huge variety of topics.