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01 July 2022
Latest opportunities from our publisher partners for schools and libraries - author visits, free sets of books and POS packs!
If you have a reading group with children or work in a school or library – we have some fantastic opportunities for you! We have free author visits, 1000s of books for children and young people reading groups to read...
23 June 2022
Summer Reading Challenge x StoryTrails additional apps and ideas
Additional apps and ideas for StoryTrails x Summer Reading Challenge activities
16 June 2022
The Encyclopedia of STEM Words display and activity pack
This pack contains: Downloadable STEM words colouring sheet (pdf) Downloadable illustrations to print out and display (pdf) Downloadable A4 ‘the A-Z of STEM Words’ poster (pdf)
22 February 2022
John Agard reads When Creature Met Creature
WHEN CREATURE MET CREATURE by John Agard and Satoshi Kitamura _Creature-of-No-Words lives a happy life on his own, but one day he gets a feeling like ‘the chill touch of ice’ and nothing can lift his sadness. Just then Creature-of-Words arrives and...
22 February 2022
Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good – digital pack and book trailer
Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good – digital pack (9+) Packed with doodles and cartoons, this is the wry, witty and very funny diary of Norse god Loki and the trials of being trapped on Earth as a weedy...
01 February 2022
The Tower at the End of Time by Amy Sparkes - book trailer
Nine and her friends have broken the curse on their marvellous, magical House, and are free to travel the worlds once more! Their first stop: The Wizarding Hopscotch Championships. There’s only one problem: the House is nervous about travelling – and...
26 November 2021
Nature's Treasures by Ben Hoare - digital pack (including videos)
Wherever you are in the world there are natural treasures to be found. Our planet is filled with curious objects made by plants, animals and even by the Earth itself. All you need to do is look carefully and...
26 November 2021
The History of the World in 100 Animals by Simon Barnes Illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon - digital and photo poster
In December 2021, Simon & Schuster is publishing this beautifully illustrated children’s book which explores the fascinating relationship between humans and animals: from bees who pollinate our food to chimpanzees who share more than 90% of our DNA. It is...
04 October 2021
Everyone Sang: A Poem for Every Feeling from Walker Books - downloadable postcard
It is National Poetry Day is on 7 October and Walker Books have an incredible poetry anthology publishing on exactly the 7 of October! Everyone Sang: A Poem for Every Feeling is an exquisite gift-book containing over a hundred poems, chosen...
28 September 2021
Happy Here: 10 Stories from Black British Authors & Illustrators - social media assets
Celebrate Black History Month with Knights Of! Black History Month is an annual event intended to recognise the contribution and achievements of those with African or Caribbean heritage. In recent years it’s become part of the school curriculum and is also...
27 September 2021
Celebrate Libraries Week with Walker Books - digital resource
Join in the celebrations for Libraries Week with our special library themed double sided poster featuring illustrations from Moose’s Book Bus, an homage to storytime, libraries and community by Inga Moore, one of the most acclaimed children’s bookmakers working today,...
24 September 2021
October, October by Katya Balen - digital resources
‘Quite simply one of the most beautiful books I’ve ever read’ Kiran Millwood Hargrave October and her dad live in the woods. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They live in the...
24 September 2021
Amari and the Night Brothers by B.B. Alston – digital resources
Amari Peters knows three things. Her big brother Quinton has gone missing. No one will talk about it. His mysterious job holds a clue… So when she’s invited for a trial at the Bureau of Supernatural Affairs, Amari is certain this is her chance...
30 June 2021
Kids Fight Climate Change by Martin Dorey - digital pack
Our planet is in trouble. It needs YOU. Together we can fight climate change by speaking up and changing what we eat, how we travel and the ways we use energy. Find out how you can become a #2minutesuperhero by...
29 June 2021
The Unbelievable Biscuit Factory by James Harris - author video and activity sheets
The biscuit factory in Haddie’s hometown is absolutely 100% NOT a Super-Secret Science Lab. Or a portal to another dimension. With orange fluffy monsters. DEFINITELY NOT. Or… is it? A laugh-out-loud biscuit-bonkers adventure for readers aged 8+ and fans of...
17 June 2021
Pizazz by Sophy Henn - digital pack and competition
Simon & Schuster Children’s Books have created a super pack for libraries nationwide. Being a superhero is the best thing ever, right? WRONG! HELLO! My name is Pizazz and I’m a superhero… You probably think that’s really AWESOME and while it can be,...
02 June 2021
The Super-Secret Diary of Holly Hopkinson by Charlie P Brooks – digital pack
Meet Holly Hopkinson the star of a new series by Charlie P Brooks, illustrated throughout by Katy Riddell. Holly’s hilarious diary tells the story of her family’s move to the countryside – which gets really interesting when she gets a...
17 May 2021
The Life and Time of Lonny Quicke by Kirsty Applebaum - digital pack
What if you could save lives? What if, just with the touch of your hand, you could stop an animal, or even a person, dying? You’d do it, wouldn’t you? The Life and Time of Lonny Quicke is the captivating new...
17 May 2021
Maybe… by Chris Haughton – Baby & Toddler Storytime pack
Host a Storytime event for Chris Haughton’s vibrant and mischievous new picture book! Three little monkeys, and their big monkey, are sat high up on their branch in the forest canopy. “Ok, monkeys! I’m off,” says the big monkey. “Now remember....
04 March 2021
Protect the Planet by Jess French - Author video
This World Book Day, are you ready to help save our world? In Protect the Planet from DK Books you can discover fascinating facts and practical solutions on what you can do to help solve some of the major problems...
08 December 2020
There’s a Mouse in My House by Ross Collins - Competition & Digital Activity Pack
The sequel to Ross Collins’ award-winning favourite, There’s a Bear on My Chair, is here! The tables have turned in _There’s a Mouse in My House_… and this time it’s Bear who has an unwelcome guest. This fantastic rhyming picture...
30 November 2020
Honey for You, Honey for Me – Rhymetime digital event pack
Walker Books have created a fantastic digital pack to help you enjoy and share a new rhyming picture book written and illustrated by the incredible duo, Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell! From Children’s Laureates Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell, the bestselling...
27 November 2020
Celebrating 25 years of Guess How Much I Love You - digital Storytime pack
Celebrating 25 years of Guess How Much I Love You Sometimes when you love someone very, very much, you want to find a way of describing how much you treasure them. But, as Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown...
15 October 2020
A Clock of Stars: The Shadow Moth by Francesca Gibbons and illustrated by Chris Riddell - a digital pack
It’s time to enter a magical new world. Imogen should be nice to her little sister Marie. She should be nice to her mum’s boyfriend too. And she certainly shouldn’t follow a strange silver moth through a door in a tree....
29 September 2020
Zombierella - exclusive Libraries Week poster
CELEBRATE LIBRARIES WEEK WITH FAIRY TALES GONE BAD! Crawl out of the grave and step into your mushroom carriage for Zombierella: Fairy Tales Gone Bad, a haunting and humorous adventure of an undead girl searching for her happily ever after. Described...
30 June 2020
Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour by Ally Carter - digital pack
FIVE EXTRAORDINARY ORPHANS. ONE INCREDIBLE MYSTERY. Bursting with adventure, mayhem and friendship, this is the first in an action-packed new middle-grade series – from the bestselling author of Gallagher Girls, Ally Carter – and the perfect book for readers who love...
26 March 2020
We're Going on a Bear Hunt - celebrating 30 years
*We’re going on a bear hunt. We’re going to catch a big one. Will you come too?* We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, the classic chant-aloud by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, started a publishing phenomenon 30 years ago with readers swishy-swashying and...
10 March 2020
Bunnies on the Bus by Philip Ardagh and Ben Mantle - Storytelling Kit
Watch out! Move out of the way! Hold onto your tails! There are … BUNNIES ON THE BUS! And they aren’t stopping for ANYONE! The bunnies have taken over the bus and they’re on a wild ride across the streets of...
10 March 2020
Michael Rosen introduces The Missing - Author Video and Teachers' Notes
A personal, powerful and resonant account of the Holocaust by one of this country’s best-loved children’s authors. By turns charming, shocking and heart-breaking, this is the true story of Michael Rosen’s search for his relatives who “went missing” during the Second...
04 November 2019
The First Christmas Jumper by Ryan Tubridy - Read Along Trailer
The First Christmas Jumper Ryan Tubridy loves Christmas jumpers. He loves them so much he wrote this book – the story of the very first Christmas jumper. It’s got sheep, jelly babies, tractors, Santa Claus, Christmas elves and a LOT of...