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17 September 2021

Wild World Heroes Special Achievement Certificate (Welsh)

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...

17 September 2021

Wild World Heroes Schools Achievement Certificates (Welsh)

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...

10 September 2021

Wild World Heroes Data Share

Download the digital participation data for your library authority for Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Please read the guidance notes (available at the link below) for more information on how to access your data. Please email sophie.field@readingagency.org.uk if you...

07 September 2021

Wild World Heroes Evaluation Guidance Notes

Please read these guidance notes before completing the Summer Reading Challenge evaluation form. This resource contains information on: The 2021 Library Evaluation form The 2021 Family Survey, including suggestions for promoting the survey Instructions for adding the Family Survey to your website Please note: this...

07 September 2021

Wild World Heroes Library Evaluation Form

Download the Library Evaluation Form for Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021. All library authorities running the Summer Reading Challenge are required to complete this evaluation form. Please Note: This is the standard library evaluation form. Library authorities taking part...

01 September 2021

National Reading Group Day Chatterbooks pack

In this Chatterbooks activity pack you’ll find some great suggestions for Chatterbooks groups to celebrate National Reading Group Day together. National Reading Group Day is on 14 September, but you can use the pack at any time. The activities are...

20 August 2021

Wild World Heroes Treasure Hunt (Welsh)

This is the Welsh Language Activity Sheet to go with the 10 Character Treasure Hunt. 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)...

17 August 2021

Wild World Heroes: Recording Permissions

The O’Brien Press and Sunbird Books (both part of the 2021 Book Collection) have given permission for recordings and digital readings of their books. The information attached explains how to credit the publishers and contact them for further details. Please note:...

11 August 2021

Wild World Heroes Character Quiz

Find out which of our heroes you are most like with the Wild World Heroes Character Quiz! Answer the questions and count how many of each letter you chose.

10 August 2021

Wild World Heroes WWF Webinars

WWF currently have four webinars planned over August on a range of environmental topics. These webinars can be shown in the library as part of your Summer Reading Challenge activity time with children, or WWF are offering to hold an...

30 July 2021

Wilderville Area Cards

Learn more about each area of Wilderville with these information cards from WWF. Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

28 July 2021

August Booklist for Children & Young People: For the Love of Books

It’s safe to say, here at The Reading Agency, we love books. And we know you do too! So, we have created a booklist to celebrate Book Lovers Day on 9th August 2021. This list includes titles for toddlers, children,...

19 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Book Talk Prompts Cards

These book discussion prompts can be used to help children talk about their Summer Reading Challenge books with library staff, volunteers, teachers or at home. Adjust your print menu settings to print multiple cards on one page. Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021

16 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Data Share Guidance Notes

Please read these guidance notes for more information on accessing the Summer Reading Challenge digital participation data. This resource contains information on: The data share for digital participation in Wild World Heroes, including anonymised and personalised data. Please note: this is a...

15 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Comments Cards: Parents and Carers (Welsh)

Use these comments cards to collect feedback on the Summer Reading Challenge from parents and carers. 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 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Comments Cards: Children (Welsh)

Use these comments cards to collect feedback on the Summer Reading Challenge from children. 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...

12 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Comments Cards: Parents and Carers

Use these comments cards to collect feedback on the Summer Reading Challenge from parents and carers. 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...

12 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Comments Cards: Children

Use these comments cards to collect feedback on the Summer Reading Challenge from children. 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...

08 July 2021

The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers - Free eBook Download Guide

Thanks to publisher DK, Summer Reading Challenge participants can download a free copy of The Secret Explorers and the Rainforest Rangers from Google Play Books! Visit the Wild World Heroes website for more information on this offer and the Secret Explorers...

08 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Family Favourites Activity Booklet

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is all about nature and taking care of our planet, making it the perfect theme to inspire readers of all ages. This activity sheet enables you to keep a record of the books you’re enjoying together...

08 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Social Media Assets (Welsh)

This bundle contains banners, logos and empty middle assets which can be customised to include your library information or details about promotions, events and activities. There are assets for each character and their animal companion. Please note: this is a locked...

07 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Welsh Book Collection

The Books Council of Wales have curated a list of Welsh language books to reflect the Wild World Heroes theme, as extra inspiration for Welsh speaking participants in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Visit your local library to borrow books...

05 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Author/Illustrator Events

Authors and illustrators with titles in the book collection have shared their availability for in-person and virtual library events this summer. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact...

05 July 2021

Wild World Heroes Activity Sheets

Download activity sheets for children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021, including wordsearches and sudoku puzzles. This download also includes answer sheets. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries...

30 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Press Release

This press release can be edited to include your library logo or information. 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.

30 June 2021

Kids Fight Climate Change by Martin Dorey - digital pack

Our planet is in trouble. It needs YOU. Together we can fight climate change by speaking up and changing what we eat, how we travel and the ways we use energy. Find out how you can become a #2minutesuperhero by...

28 June 2021

Wild World Heroes Recommend to a Friend Bookmarks: English and Welsh

Children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge can colour in these Wild World Heroes bookmarks and fill them out to recommend books to friends. This resource is available in English and Welsh. Please note: this is a locked resource for library...

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.

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.