Our interviews with authors on what they like best about books, and their tips for encouraging your children to enjoy reading and writing. Click here.
Play bingo with your child during a football game. Match the phrases used by commentators during a game to the titles of books about football. Click here.
Find out how ordinary 10-year old Ben Tennyson becomes a super hero in this tie-in to the popular TV series Ben 10. A bright, comic-style chapter book full of alien adventures, quizzes and puzzles.
The first of an exciting horror series following the adventures of Luke Watson, a boy forced to move to Scream Street after he transforms into a werewolf, and his spooky new friends.
Fergus doesn’t realise his ship-based lessons are odd until a flying box reveals his teachers are pirates! Inventive fantasy for newly fluent readers.
This humourous but gory illustrated murder mystery featuring two girl sleuths is a Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize-winner, and is highly recommended for 7-10 year old Dahl fans (but not for particularly sensitive readers!)
Jack is so short it doesn’t look like he’ll be allowed on the school football team – until his special technique is discovered, that is! An easy to read story from a series aimed at less keen readers.
All our downloadable activities in one place. Spot the difference, Colouring, Craft, Mazes, Wordsearches and lots more. Click here.
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