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Summer Reading Challenge

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Welcome! On this page, you can find resources for the Summer Reading Challenge 2023: Ready, Set, Read!

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Illustrations by Loretta Schauer and logo artwork by Lizzie Everard. All © The Reading Agency 2023

01 July 2019

Space Chase game: dice and counters

Download this activity sheet to make dice and counters for the Space Chase Rockets and Comets game! Cut out the templates or design your own counters to create everything you need to play the game. Please note: the Space Chase Rockets and...

21 June 2019

Space Chase Information Leaflet: British Council

Download the family information leaflet for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Reading Challenge. It explains how the Challenge works and the benefits of taking part. Please note: These...

21 June 2019

Space Chase Certificate: British Council

Download the reward certificate for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. This certificate can be awarded to children who complete the Challenge. Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this content you...

21 June 2019

Space Chase A3 Poster: British Council

Download the A3 promotional poster for the Space Chase Reading Challenge. Please note: These resources are for the Reading Challenge run in partnership with the British Council. To access this content you must log in to the website using the details...

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.

17 October 2014

The Summer Reading Challenge gets children reading on the bus in East India

According to Vice Principal of KiiT International School in Bhubaneswar, East India, children no longer sleep on the bus, they read. And it’s all thanks to the Summer Reading Challenge. The Summer Reading Challenge takes place in countries all over the...

17 October 2014

3,500 children take part in the Summer Reading Challenge in Thailand

The British Council has been running the Summer Reading Challenge in Thailand for the last 6 years and the children involved always look forward to it. This year was the biggest yet with almost 3,500 children from all over the...