The 500 Words competition is back!

Entries are now open for the 500 Words short story competition from the BBC, for children aged between 5-13 years. The competition will close at 7pm on Thursday 22nd February.

15/01/2018The 500 Words competition is back!

January Giveaways!

This month we have joined with publisher Hachette Children's Books to give away sets of Women in Sport and Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky (ages 9+), as well as sets of the Rabbit and Bear books by Julian Gough and Jim Field (ages 7+).

13/01/2018January Giveaways!

Football session

ReadingZone Live will be talking all things football during our next live online event on Wednesday 7th February, when we be joined by the Football School creators, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton!

13/01/2018Football session

World Book Day competition

The World Book Day Award (WoBoD) is back and it is asking schools to create displays that show how your school champions reading - there are 20,000 of books to be won!

13/01/2018World Book Day competition

WBD offers its first 'special editions'

World Book Day will make five special titles available to young people this year, including John Green's An Abundance of Katherines and Gangsta Rap by Benjamin Zephaniah.

13/01/2018WBD offers its first 'special editions'

New director for the SLA

School librarian Alison Tarrant will become the new director of the SLA (School Library Association) when Tricia Adams retires in March.

13/01/2018New director for the SLA

Cressida Cowell headlines ReadingZone Festival

Cressida Cowell, bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon books, will join the 2018 ReadingZone Festival with a public event on Saturday 3rd February at Dorking Halls in Surrey, to talk about her new series The Wizards of Once.

10/01/2018Cressida Cowell headlines ReadingZone Festival

Secret Breakers television deal

Secret Breakers, a middle grade adventure series by Helen Dennis, could be making its way onto television screens following a deal by publisher Hodder Children's Books with Sparticles Production.

09/01/2018Secret Breakers television deal

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