Resources

21 July 2017

Animal Agents Social Story

Thanks to Essex Libraries and Dimensions for this Social Story. It’s designed to help children with autism to understand what to expect and why when signing up and taking part in Animal Agents.

16 July 2017

Children's University

Find out how children can earn Children’s University hours by taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge and Chatterbooks groups.

09 July 2017

Animal Agents 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.

09 July 2017

Animal Agents 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.

09 July 2017

Animal Agents A4 poster: England

Download this A4 poster to promote Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017, in your classroom, library or community centre! The poster includes a blank space to add your own information.

09 July 2017

Animal Agents A4 poster: Wales

Download this A4 poster to promote Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017, in your classroom, library or community centre! The poster includes a blank space to add your own information.

08 July 2017

Animal Agents Schools Pack

This pack contains fun, creative ideas and activities to inspire schools, children and families to take part in Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017. Illustrations in this resource are copyright of Tony Ross for the Summer Reading Challenge 2017, so...

08 July 2017

Animal Agents Video trailer

Watch the trailer for Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017! If you do not have access to YouTube, you can email summerreadingchallenge@readingagency.org.uk to request a copy of the trailer.

03 July 2017

Animal Agents Chatterbooks Activity Pack

Here is a Chatterbooks activity pack to accompany this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents. It features some of the fabulous books in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge collection.

23 June 2017

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize bookmark

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people. We have a downloadable bookmark available for you to use to promote the Prize in your library or venue. Just click below to download.

23 June 2017

Royal Society Young People's Book Prize poster

The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize celebrates the best books that communicate science to young people. We have a downloadable poster available for you to use to promote the Prize in your library or venue. Just click below to...

19 June 2017

Book Sorter posters

Download this A4 poster to promote the Summer Reading Challenge Book Sorter in your library, classroom or community centre! All the books in the Book Sorter have been recommended by children.

15 June 2017

The Summer Reading Challenge and Arts Award

In this download you will find: Animal Agents Arts Award activity booklet (for training) Arts Award Discover activity sheets A document showing how the activities in the Arts Award activity booklets and PDF sheets map to each part of Discover Information for parents &...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents Video trailer - Scotland

Watch the trailer for Animal Agents, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2017! If you do not have access to YouTube, you can email summerreadingchallenge@readingagency.org.uk to request a copy of the trailer.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents A4 poster: Scotland

Download this A4 poster to promote Animal Agents, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland 2017, in your classroom, library or community centre! The poster includes a blank space to add your own information.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents family leaflet: Scotland

This leaflet is aimed at parents and carers of children visiting the library to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

15 June 2017

Animal Agents Schools Pack - Scotland

This pack contains fun, creative ideas and activities to inspire schools, children and families to take part in Animal Agents, the Summer Reading Challenge 2017. Illustrations in this resource are copyright of Tony Ross for the Summer Reading Challenge 2017, so...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents Assembly PowerPoint: Scotland

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Animal Agents in school assemblies to encourage pupils (and families) to take part. This download now contains a link to the 2017 video trailer. Illustrations in this resource are copyright of Tony Ross...

15 June 2017

Animal Agents school newsletter template: Scotland

This helpful template can be added to school newsletters sent home to parents, or displayed on your school website. It encourages parents to visit the library and sign their children up to take part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading...

15 June 2017

Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland infographic

This handy infographic shows the benefits of taking part in the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland.

12 June 2017

Book Discussion Cards

Use these book discussion cards to help children talk about their books. You can place them on a table and before speaking to a member of staff or volunteer, children can decide which card to take with them, and...

30 May 2017

Animal Agents Assembly PowerPoint

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about Animal Agents 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 now contains a link...

28 May 2017

Animal Agents Schools Pack - Activity sheets only

Download the activity sheets and take home information included in the Animal Agents schools pack. Illustrations in this resource are copyright of Tony Ross for the Summer Reading Challenge 2017, so please do not drag and drop or copy/paste images to...

27 May 2017

Animal Agents school newsletter template

This helpful template can be added to school newsletters sent home to parents, or displayed on your school website. It encourages parents to visit the library and sign their children up to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge. Illustrations in...

26 May 2017

Animal Agents School Staff powerpoint

This PowerPoint presentation can be used to talk about the Summer Reading Challenge with school staff members. Key information, dates and links are included in the Notes panel of this PowerPoint This download now contains a link to the 2017 video...

23 May 2017

Summer Reading Challenge infographic: UK

This handy infographic shows the benefits of taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge.

23 May 2017

Summer Reading Challenge infographic: England

This handy infographic shows the benefits of taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge.

23 May 2017

Summer Reading Challenge infographic: Wales

This handy infographic shows the benefits of taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge.

04 May 2017

Summer Reading Challenge Dyslexia friendly poster

Here are some tips for dyslexic readers taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge.

11 April 2017

Recruitment pack for summer volunteering

Resources to support libraries recruiting young volunteers for the summer holidays and year-round. This pack includes: an advocacy card to share with schools and youth groups, a volunteer recruitment guide, a Reading Hack poster, a blank poster for overprinting, a presentation about volunteering to...