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06 September 2018

Children and Young People booklist - Perfect Poetry Picks

Children and Young People booklist for September 2018 Perfect Poetry Picks This month we have selected our Perfect Poetry Picks. We’re getting in the mood to celebrate National Poetry Day on the 4th of October! We have selected some of our favourite poems...

04 September 2018

Night of the Living Ted by Barry Hutchison - Library Competition

Night of the Living Ted Competition Create-a-Ted! Draw your own Teddy at a Teddy Bear’s Picnic. When Lisa Marie and her step-brother Vernon pop into town to get their dad a birthday present, they discover the Create-a-Ted shop is offering free Halloween...

29 August 2018

Mischief Makers Resources: British Council

Download materials for the Mischief Makers Reading Challenge. This download contains: Mischief Makers logos Mischief Makers A3 promotional poster Mischief Makers family information leaflet Mischief Makers certificate Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this...

09 August 2018

Sporty Stories Chatterbooks Activity Pack

Here is our Sporty Stories Chatterbooks pack. It is filled with inspiration sporting tales or books written by successful athletes. We have also created a Sporty Stories booklist that you may want to check out.

30 July 2018

Mischief Makers comments cards: parents/carers

Use these comments cards to collect feedback on the Summer Reading Challenge from parents and carers. This download contains English and Welsh options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

30 July 2018

Mischief Makers comments cards: children

Use these comments cards to collect feedback from children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

30 July 2018

Mischief Makers comments cards: children (Welsh)

Use these comments cards to collect feedback from children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

30 July 2018

Summer Reading Challenge 2018: Coordinator Newsletter Archive

Think you’ve missed an update from the Summer Reading Challenge team? Follow the links in this resource to catch up on our latest coordinator newsletters. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading...

29 July 2018

Mischief Makers evaluation form

Please submit your evaluation form by email to srcevaluation@readingagency.org.uk by Wednesday 24 October 2018. Send your evaluation form as an Excel spreadsheet (please do not save as a pdf) and only submit one form per authority. Please read the guidance notes...

29 July 2018

Mischief Makers evaluation guidance notes

Please read these guidance notes before completing the Summer Reading Challenge evaluation form. This resource contains information on: 2018 Library Evaluation form 2018 Family Survey, including suggestions for promoting the survey Instructions for adding the Family Survey to your website Please note: this is a...

18 July 2018

Mischief Makers in the Beano

The Summer Reading Challenge appeared in a special Dennis and Gnasher story in issue no.3943 of the Beano! Download the story to share with children taking part in Mischief Makers This download contains: Extreme Reading Beano cover Mischief Makers Summer Reading Challenge story...

18 July 2018

Family Favourites Reading Activity

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge for children celebrates 80 years of the much-loved comic Beano, making it an ideal theme for family reading. Download this A4 leaflet and fold it to A5 if you are running family reading sessions over...

18 July 2018

*NEW* Beano comic artists and workshop providers

A list of comic artists and workshop providers approved by Beano for library events in support of Mischief Makers. Download this resource for the latest contact information. More information on fees is available upon request to the individual artists/workshop providers. Please...

06 July 2018

Mischief Makers customisable certificate: England

Reward children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge with personalised certificates. This template certificate can be customised to add a signature and local authority logo. Edit the pdf to add your own assets, or add your images to a blank document...

06 July 2018

Mischief Makers customisable certificate: Scotland

Reward children participating in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland with personalised certificates. This template certificate can be customised to add a signature and local authority logo. Edit the pdf to add your own assets, or add your images to...

06 July 2018

Mischief Makers customisable certificate: Wales

Reward children participating in the Summer Reading Challenge with personalised certificates. This template certificate can be customised to add a signature and local authority logo. Edit the pdf to add your own assets, or add your images to a blank document...

06 July 2018

Mischief Makers summer volunteering certificates

Recognise the achievements of your summer volunteers with this Mischief Makers themed certificate. This certificate uses the Summer Reading Challenge branding. Reading Hack branded volunteering certificates are available at the link below. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities...

06 July 2018

Mischief Makers summer volunteering certificates: Wales

Recognise the achievements of your summer volunteers with this Mischief Makers themed certificate. This certificate uses the Summer Reading Challenge branding. Reading Hack branded volunteering certificates are available at the link below. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities...

06 July 2018

Mischief Makers 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...

06 July 2018

School Participation Certificate

Libraries can download this special certificate to award to schools taking part in Mischief Makers 2018. Please note this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge

05 July 2018

Mischief Makers Chatterbooks Activity Pack

Here is a Chatterbooks activity pack to accompany this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Mischief Makers. It features reading and activity ideas inspired by the brilliant books in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge collection.

02 July 2018

Mischief Makers schools pack

Keep your pupils reading this summer with Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018! This 7 page pack introduces this year’s Challenge and contains creative ideas and useful resources to inspire your school to take part. There is no other free reading...

02 July 2018

Mischief Makers schools pack: Scotland

Keep your pupils reading this summer with Mischief Makers, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2018! This 7 page pack introduces this year’s Challenge and contains creative ideas and useful resources to inspire your school to take part. There is no...

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers school assembly presentation

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Mischief Makers in school assemblies to encourage pupils (and families) to take part. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint This download includes a copy of...

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers school assembly presentation: Scotland

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Mischief Makers in school assemblies to encourage pupils (and families) to take part. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint This resource now includes the 2018...

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers family leaflet: England

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge. This is a free download. Translated editions of the family leaflet are available to purchase from our Shop.

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers family leaflet: Wales

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge. This is a free download. Translated editions of the family leaflet are available to purchase from our Shop.

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers family leaflet: Scotland

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland. This is a free download. Translated editions of the family leaflet are available to purchase from our...

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers A4 poster: England

Download this A4 poster to promote Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018, in your classroom, library or community space!

01 July 2018

Mischief Makers A4 Poster: Wales

Download this A4 poster to promote Mischief Makers, the Summer Reading Challenge in your classroom, library or community space!