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22 September 2022

Email signature - Reading Well for teens

Email signature art to promote Reading Well for teens.

22 September 2022

Digital banner - Reading Well for teens

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

22 September 2022

Animated gif - Reading Well for teens

Shareable GIF for the Reading Well for teens scheme. Perfect to use on social media.

22 September 2022

Book jacket composite - Reading Well for teens

A shareable composite image of the covers of the Reading Well for teens titles.

22 September 2022

Plasma screen artwork: Reading Well for teens

A digital slide for displaying on plasma screens in libraries, GP surgeries, etc. to promote Reading Well for teens.

22 September 2022

Stakeholder PPT presentation: Reading Well for teens

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

22 September 2022

School assembly PPT presentation: Reading Well for teens

An adaptable PowerPoint presentation on Reading Well for teens for library staff/teachers to deliver in a school or college assembly.

21 September 2022

Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Taking the Blame – digital packs

Second in the series as Norse god Loki grumbles, snarks and doodles his way through his enchanted diary, recording the highs and (mostly) lows of living on Earth as an eleven-year-old boy. Loki might not have shown any moral improvement (yet)...

20 September 2022

'The Swallow's Flight' Activities for KS2

Explore the themes of Hilary McKay’s ‘The Swallow’s Flight’ with your KS2 students with this activity pack and discussion notes. Curriculum Areas covered are: Literacy, History, Science, Geography, Drama and Art.

20 September 2022

'Kidnap on the California Comet' Teachers and Librarians Notes

Activities to run in your classroom or library to explore the themes of American Geography & Culture, The Environment, Modes of Transport and Magic Tricks & Spy Skills. ‘Kidnap on the California Comet’ is part of the ‘Adventures on Trains’ series...

20 September 2022

'I Love Me' Activity Sheets

‘I Love Me’ is a first book of positive affirmations – perfect for building confidence and self-esteem in very young children. These activity sheets are based off the book by Marvyn Harrison and Diane Ewen.

20 September 2022

'Hello Dinosaur' Activity Sheet

Colouring page from the ‘Hello Dinosaur’ book series, illustrated by David Partington.

20 September 2022

'The Gruffalo' Activity Sheets

Activity sheets to use in your library to accompany Julia Donalson and Axel Scheffler’s ‘The Gruffalo Little Library’

18 September 2022

Social Media Guide

Reading Groups for Everyone is full of opportunities for reading groups, but publishers are often looking for feedback and reviews in return. They are also increasingly looking for groups who will share their thoughts on social media platforms. If you...

16 September 2022

Cranthorpe Millner Publishers - spotlight

Cranthorpe Millner Publishers is an independent publisher based in Cambridge. Their first big title was Shaun Wallace’s autobiography, Chasing the Dream, which we published October 2018, and now they have a catalogue of just over 50 authors, though their aim...

15 September 2022

Lego City Activity Sheets

Lego City needs you! Help the City Rangers and the Police with these activity sheets.

15 September 2022

'Dear Zoo' Activity Sheets

Celebrate 40 years of Rod Campbell’s ‘Dear Zoo’ with these activity sheets, perfect for children aged 2-4.

15 September 2022

'Dear Zoo' Lesson Plans

These Lesson Plans for Early Years are perfect for using Rod Campbell’s ‘Dear Zoo’ to run activities in the following areas of learning: Personal, Social and Emotional, Communication and Language, and Mathematics.

15 September 2022

'Danger at Dead Man's Pass' Activity Pack for Teachers and Librarians

Explore the themes of ‘Adventures on Trains’ series by M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman, with subjects including Literacy, PSHE, History, Geographt, Art, Design & Technology and MFL

15 September 2022

'Can You See Little Elephant?' Dot to Dot

Join up the dots with this ‘Can You See Little Elephant?’ activity sheet, illustrated by Émilie Lapeyre.

15 September 2022

Celebrate Coding Week with Agent Asha - digital pack

Walker Books would love to join you in celebrating Coding Week with a special offer for libraries nationwide. Computer code just got dangerous in this new action-packed spy adventure series from Sophie Deen “This rip-roaring secret agent caper for seven-plus is full...

12 September 2022

The Little Wartime Library Bookclub Kit

Based on true events, The Little Wartime Library is a book that remembers one of the greatest resistance stories of the war. This bookclub kit includes discussion questions, recipes, suggested reading list, a book trail and more.

08 September 2022

Reading Friends impact overview 2021-22

Read about the difference Reading Friends has made, working with public libraries in 2021-22. This is an overview ahead of the full impact report.

05 September 2022

Nura and the Immortal Palace by M. T. Khan - digital pack

A magical and page-turning adventure following a young girl’s journey from the mines of Pakistan into the treacherous world of the jinn… Nura has worked all her life in the mica mines, earning just enough to keep her family afloat –...

01 September 2022

Reading Well for teens: Case for Support CYMRU

The document has been created to help WELSH library authorities develop funding applications and engage key stakeholders.

31 August 2022

Reading Well for teens: Case for Support

The document has been created to help library authorities develop funding applications and engage key stakeholders.

30 August 2022

The Reading Agency's September Booklist for Children and Young People - Back to School

For many children and young people, September marks the start of the new school year, a time that can be both exciting and daunting. We have created a booklist for all children, from nursey school age through to secondary students,...

30 August 2022

'Silver River Shadow' Teachers' Guide

‘Silver River Shadow’ by Jane Thomas is suitable for readers aged 8+, both as a class reader and as a starting point for extracurricular work and discussion. This teachers’ guide has questions and activities focusing on comprehension, inference and retrieval...

26 August 2022

Reading Well for teens - FAQs

A selection of FAQs to help answer questions about the new Reading Well for teens list.

26 August 2022

Reading Well delivery model 2022

Overview of the delivery model for Reading Well, updated for 2022.