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09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: Scotland

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 A4 Poster: Wales

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 A3 Promotional Poster: England

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 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.

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: Scotland

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 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.

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Promotional Poster: Wales

Promote Wild World Heroes with this colourful A3 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.

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes "Ask Me About" Badges

Download these badges for library staff and volunteers. They can be printed on to self-adhesive paper or added to blanks and badge holders. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries...

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Schools Achievement Certificates

Libraries can download these two special certificates to award to schools taking part in Wild World Heroes 2021. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their local Summer...

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A3 Events Poster: English 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...

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Volunteer Hours Certificate

Recognise the achievements of your summer volunteers with this Wild World Heroes themed certificate. Check back soon for the Welsh language version of this resource. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021....

07 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Special Achievement Certificate

Some children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge read more than six books, whilst many may achieve other kinds of personal goals or overcome difficulties. This ‘Special Achievement Award’ allows you to issue a bespoke certificate. This may be used in...

04 June 2021

Refugee Week Booklist

Refugee Week is 14-20 June 2021. We have worked with our publisher partners to create a booklist to help children, young people and adults understand the realities refugees around the world face, and sympathise with their experiences. The list contains...

03 June 2021

Share our Reading Ahead evaluation form with participants!

Feedback on Reading Ahead from participants enables us to evaluate the impact of the programme. Please share this survey with participants and support them to fill it out if required. They can access the evaluation form through clicking on the...

03 June 2021

Reading Ahead evaluation form - organisers

If you delivered Reading Ahead in 2021 please complete our evaluation form. Even if you haven’t completed the programme yet, your feedback and updates are extremely important for us to develop the programme. Get in touch with lily.staunton-howe@readingagency.org.uk if you have...

02 June 2021

The Super-Secret Diary of Holly Hopkinson by Charlie P Brooks – digital pack

Meet Holly Hopkinson the star of a new series by Charlie P Brooks, illustrated throughout by Katy Riddell. Holly’s hilarious diary tells the story of her family’s move to the countryside – which gets really interesting when she gets a...

02 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Schools Pack

Keep your pupils reading this summer with Wild World Heroes, the Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Download this free pack to find out more about this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and all the ways it can benefit your pupils. All illustrations © Heath...

01 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Document Borders

Download these Wild World Heroes borders to create Summer Reading Challenge posters, presentations, activities and resources. All illustrations © Heath Mckenzie 2021 Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact...

01 June 2021

Read with Pride - Summer of Reading List 2021 A3 poster

The second Paper & Hearts Society adventure. Join Olivia and The Paper & Hearts Society gang in this joyful comfort read and celebration of books from Booktuber Lucy Powrie. The perfect book for fans of Alice Oseman, Holly Smale and...

28 May 2021

Wild World Heroes Training Presentation

Train your library staff and volunteers and set goals for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge with this presentation. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint. All illustrations © Heath Mckenzie 2021 Please note: this is a...

27 May 2021

2021 Quick Reads!

A list of the 2021 Quick Reads. You can purchase your copies here

27 May 2021

Share our Quick Reads survey with your readers!

Share our survey with readers here or print the paper survey attached below. Please scan or take a photo of completed forms and send by email to lily.staunton-howe@readingagency.org.uk. To post the forms, please get in touch for a postal...

27 May 2021

Have you read a Quick Read?

Fill out our survey here and let us know what you thought!

25 May 2021

Fall Off, Get Back On, Keep Going by Clare Balding - Activity Pack

‘Falling off’ is all part of life. The trick is to know how to dust yourself off, get back on, learn from your mistakes – and keep going! Clare Balding, TV presenter, sportswoman and bestselling author has had some spectacular falls...

24 May 2021

School Assembly PPT presentation - Reading Well for children Wales CYM

A Welsh language adaptable PowerPoint presentation on Reading Well for children/Darllen yn Well i blant for library staff/teachers to deliver in school assemblies.

24 May 2021

The Yearbook by Holly Bourne - Teachers' Notes

Paige is used to staying quiet in the face of lies. Like how popular girl Grace is a such an amazing person (lie). How Laura steals people’s boyfriends (lie). How her own family are so perfect (lie). Now Grace and friends...

20 May 2021

Wild World Heroes Assembly Presentations

These presentations can be shared in class or on remote learning platforms to introduce the Wild World Heroes to pupils. There are two presentations available. One presentation is designed to be customised and has a slide where users can add in local...

19 May 2021

Reading Friends LGBTQ+ Resource

This resource has been developed in partnership with Islington Library and Heritage services, for adults to discuss, engage with and be inspired by the LGBTQ+ history of the borough. This pack contains 6 session plans, resources and ideas for activities. The...

19 May 2021

Classroom resources by Nicola Morgan

Free downloadable classroom resources created by Reading Well for young people author Nicola Morgan. Nicola Morgan, often known as The Teenage Brain Woman, is an internationally-acclaimed author and authority on teenage wellbeing, how stress impacts performance, effects of screens, social...

19 May 2021

Wish You Were Dead: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

19 May 2021

The Time Thief and The Infinite - Teacher Resource Pack

About the Book Leaplings, children born on the 29th of February, are very rare. Rarer still are Leaplings with The Gift – the ability to leap through time. Elle Bíbi-Imbelé Ifíè has The Gift, but she’s never used it. Until now. On...

18 May 2021

Saving the Day: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...