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12 August 2022
Summer of Fun Project Gadgeteers Chatterbooks Pack - Welsh
Join the Gadgeteers for the Summer of Fun in Wales and download this Chatterbooks pack to use with children’s reading groups. An English version is available at https://readingagency.org.uk/resources/6144/.
12 August 2022
Summer of Fun Project Gadgeteers Chatterbooks Pack - English
Join the Gadgeteers for the Summer of Fun in Wales and download this Chatterbooks pack to use with children’s reading groups. A Welsh version is available at https://readingagency.org.uk/resources/6145/.
01 July 2022
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...
04 June 2022
M.G. Leonard Twitch Chatterbooks Pack
This Chatterbooks pack is for M.G. Leonard’s Twitch and includes interactive storytelling activities for Year 5 and 6 pupils. Created as part of Sky Arts’ Access All Arts.
18 August 2020
Wonderful Non-fiction Chatterbooks Pack
In this Chatterbooks activity pack you’ll find some great suggestions for wonderful non-fiction books to explore, read and enjoy together. Inspired by Merry the Giraffe from the Summer Reading Challenge’s Silly Squad, this pack will focus on her favourite things,...
01 June 2020
Funny Fiction Chatterbooks activity pack
Ahead of this year’s Summer Reading Challenge when we will all get silly we’re celebrating all things funny. Here’s our Funny Fiction Chatterbooks pack with a bumper collection of some of the latest funny books for children…and some old favourites....
26 March 2020
All the World's a Stage Chatterbooks pack
The 27 March is World Theatre Day and to celebrate we have created a Chatterbooks pack with six of our favourite children’s books which have provided inspiration for theatre productions. You can find out more about some of our picks on...
01 August 2019
Comics and Graphic Novels Chatterbooks Pack
In this Chatterbooks activity pack you’ll find some great suggestions for comic books and graphic novels for your group to explore, read and enjoy together. We hope you enjoy them, together with all the discussion and activity ideas, and further...
14 May 2019
David Walliams Chatterbooks Pack
Since the publication of his first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), illustrated by the iconic Sir Quentin Blake, David Walliams has celebrated more than ten years of unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 30 million copies, and his...
04 April 2019
Nature and wildlife Chatterbooks pack
Inspired by the arrival of Spring and the celebration of Earth Day on 22 April, we’ve created this Chatterbooks pack full of reading recommendations and activity ideas featuring books about the natural world, wildlife and our environment. You can also download...
07 February 2019
Letters, Diaries and Memoirs Chatterbooks Pack
In this Chatterbooks activity pack you’ll find some great suggestions for books for your group to explore, read and enjoy together. From secret diaries to tales told through letters and emails, you’ll find a range of stories in the form...
03 September 2018
Treehouse series Chatterbooks activity pack
This Chatterbooks pack is all about the ever-expanding Treehouse Series by writer Andy Griffiths and his best mate, artist Terry Denton. In this pack are activity and discussion ideas for your Chatterbooks group, inspired by the fantastic and fun series. Macmillan...
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.
18 June 2018
Royal Society Young People's Book Prize - Chatterbooks Activity Pack
The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize aims to inspire young people to read about science and promotes the writing of excellent, accessible books for under-14s. We have created a Chatterbooks Pack featuring this year’s brilliant shortlisted titles. There are...
04 October 2017
Amazing Animals Chatterbooks pack
As it is #WorldAnimalDay we are highlighting a brilliant Amazing Animals Chatterbooks pack that we have. Here are some great stories and picture books about all kinds of animals, plus ideas for activities in your Chatterbooks reading group. Download the pack and...
04 September 2017
Royal Society Young People's Book Prize Chatterbooks Pack
The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize aims to inspire young people to read about science and promotes the writing of excellent, accessible books for under-14s. We have created a Chatterbooks Pack featuring this year’s shortlisted titles. There are plenty...
01 June 2017
Chris Riddell Chatterbooks Activity Pack
Chris Riddell is a prolific author and illustrator whose huge range of award winning work covers picture books and fiction for older children. He was appointed Children’s Laureate for the period of 2015-2017. Find out more about Chris and his...
07 September 2016
Child of Books Chatterbooks Pack
A Child of Books is a beautiful picture book by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston that celebrates a love of stories and exploring the imagination.This Chatterbooks activity pack brings you discussion and activity ideas for your reading groups, inspired by...
01 June 2016
Sporty Stories Chatterbooks activity pack
The 2016 Olympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. More than 10,500 athletes from 206 countries, will take part. And in June it’s the UEFA EURO 2016 football tournament! Here’s...
08 March 2016
Frank Einstein and The Terrible Two Chatterbooks pack
Here are two series for children aged eight and upwards – books full of fun and facts, inspired pranking, and inspirational inventiveness! The Frank Einstein series is all about Frank, a kid-genius scientist, his wacky robots, and his amazing creations –...
18 February 2016
Simon & Schuster Friendship Chatterbooks pack
Here is a Chatterbooks pack all about the magic of friendship. Friendship is at the heart of so many stories and here are nine great books from Simon and Schuster, all about the different kinds of friends we have, and...
03 February 2016
Pet Favourites Chatterbooks activity pack
In this Chatterbooks pack you’ll find a mix of stories about all kinds of pets – real, imaginary and magical. There are ideas for discussion and activities about favourite pets, famous fictional pets, and caring for your pet.
02 November 2015
Making Music Chatterbooks activity pack
This Chatterbooks pack is all about Making Music – with reading and activity ideas for playing, creating and enjoying music in all kinds of ways! It includes stories, poetry and non-fiction titles for you to enjoy with your group, as...
22 October 2015
How to Train Your Dragon Chatterbooks activity pack
For twelve exciting years children have been on a rollercoaster ride of adventure with Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third, and Toothless the dragon, sharing in the ups and (scary) downs of Hiccup’s many quests. On the way, we meet heroes...
12 October 2015
Middle School Chatterbooks activity pack
Here’s a Chatterbooks pack about the great series of Middle School books – all about the ups and (quite a few) downs in the life of Rafe Khatchadorian. Read all about Rafe’s rollercoaster life as he tackles the challenges of...
04 September 2015
Funny Fiction Chatterbooks activity pack
This Funny Fiction Chatterbooks pack is packed with reading recommendations: books which are rib-tickling, chuckle-making or straight-out laugh-out-loud funny – plus Funny Fiction discussion and activity ideas for your Chatterbooks groups.
01 May 2015
Inspiring Art Chatterbooks activity pack
Here’s a Chatterbooks pack full of books and ideas about art –to inspire your groups in their reading and talking about and enjoyment of art, and in being artists themselves.
02 April 2015
Classic children's books - Chatterbooks activity pack
In this Chatterbooks pack we offer a list of some favourite children’s book classics and ask ‘What do you think is a classic book?’ You will find discussion and activity ideas relating to the books in our pack, and a...
27 March 2015
A Whisper of Wolves Chatterbooks activity pack
A Whisper of Wolves is the first title in an exciting new 4-part fantasy series, Guardians of the Wild, by début author Kris Humphrey. It’s especially for young pre-teen readers – an adventure encompassing animal companionship, courage, and protection of...
15 September 2014
Pirates and perils of the deep Chatterbooks activity pack
Ahoy, me Hearties – and shiver me timbers – here be a Chatterbooks pack full of swashbuckling pirate fun, activity ideas and challenges, and great reading suggestions for your Chatterbooks children’s reading group.