ReadinfgZone Festival 2017


500 Words competition is back!
The popular short story writing competition, 500 Words, is back and is inviting children aged five...

500 Words competition is back!
Writing competition for budding script writers Fancy the idea of script writing as a career? Or do you just enjoy writing...

Short story competition for Surrey schools
A short story competition has been launched by the Warwick School in Surrey... More

Lisa Thompson

LISA THOMPSON talks to us about THE GOLDFISH BOY! Matthew hates to leave his house - it's where he feels safest - but when a toddler goes missing, he is the only person who has a clue to his disappearance. Can he be brave...



Read extracts and author profiles.

Winter Magic

Winter Magic
Abi Elphinstone

A beautiful and classic anthology of frosty, magical short stories from acclaimed children's writers such as Michelle Magorian, Berlie Doherty, Lauren St John and Katherine... More

The Midnight Gang

The Midnight Gang
David Walliams

Welcome to the Midnight Gang! Midnight is the time when all children are fast asleep, except of course for... the Midnight Gang. That is when their adventures are just... More

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