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25 June 2021

A bumper pack of great resources and activities from b Small Publishing

Small but mighty, we are an award-winning independent children’s publishing company that creates and publishes children’s books for sale in the UK and around the world. We’re on a mission to empower all readers with critical literacy skills, and our...

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 Reading Guide

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.

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

THE FATHER film discussion guide

In THE FATHER, Hopkins plays the eponymous role of a mischievous and highly independent man who, as he ages, refuses all assistance from his daughter Anne (Olivia Colman). Yet, such help has become essential following Anne’s decision to move to...

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

Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football's Greatest Sides - Teachers' Notes

Football School Terrific Teams: 50 True Stories of Football’s Greatest Sides Discover the incredible true stories behind the most famous clubs in football. Find out the stories behind the most legendary clubs in football history, such as Manchester United, Real Madrid and...

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,...

16 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Challenge Certificate: Welsh

Reward children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge with personalised certificates. This template certificate can be customised to add a signature and local authority logos or sponsor logos. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in...

16 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Challenge Certificate: English

Reward children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge with personalised certificates. This template certificate can be customised to add a signature and local authority logos or sponsor logos. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Colouring In Sheets: English and Welsh

Download these four Wild World Heroes colouring in sheets! This download contains English and Welsh options. 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)...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Registration Cards: English and Welsh

Record the details of children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge with these registration cards. This bundle also includes the Community Profiling Card. If your authority uses the registration cards to process data about participants, then staff should be advised to...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Volunteer Appreciation Certificate

Recognise the hard work of your summer volunteers with this Wild World Heroes themed certificate. 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)...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Reader Review Bookmarks: English and Welsh

Children can choose a character and use these bookmarks to review their Summer Reading Challenge reads. Available in colour and black and white options. These reader review bookmarks are available in Welsh and English. Please note: this is a locked resource for...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Name Tags: English and Welsh

These name tags are available in Welsh and English. Available in colour and black and white options. 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...

15 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Events Poster: Welsh Language

Promote your summer events and activities with this Wild World Heroes themed poster. 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.

14 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Invitations: Wales

Download invitations for the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. 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.

14 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Invitations: Scotland and Northern Ireland

Download invitations for the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. 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.

14 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Invitations: England

Download invitations for the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. 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.

14 June 2021

Updated: Wild World Heroes Treasure Hunt (English)

Download the Wild World Heroes Treasure Hunt materials! This bundle contains 10 colour character sheets for you to print and hide, plus an activity sheet for children to fill in as they find each character (available in colour and black and...

14 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Invite Activity Sheet

Use this colour in activity sheet to send children home with a personalised Summer Reading Challenge invitation. Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

10 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: Northern Ireland

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 poster. Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021 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.

10 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: Northern Ireland

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Template Letter to Schools

This template letter can be customised to suit your local needs when writing to schools about taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries...

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: England

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021