Tagged: Summer Reading Challenge

Sue Wilkinson on 20 years of the Summer Reading Challenge

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Summer Reading Challenge, The Reading Agency and libraries are calling on families to make space for reading over the... Read more

O’Donnell replaces Sarrag at The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency has hired Ben O’Donnell as head of children and young people’s reading.  Read more

The Reading Agency receives £120,000 to evaluate Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England. Read more

Beano inspires next year's Summer Reading Challenge

More than 760,000 children across the UK took part in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, with 6,550 more children talking part than in 2016. Read more

Dermot O'Leary takes on Summer Reading Challenge

Libraries are “bracing for a book loan boom” as the Summer Reading Challenge launches this week, headed by presenter Dermot O'Leary. Read more

Participation in Summer Reading Challenge falls 4%

The number of children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge fell 4% this year, although percentage of under-4s participating rose 12%. Read more

Winnie the Pooh voted favourite kids book character

AA Milne’s Winnie the Pooh has come atop a poll of favourite children’s book characters, commissioned by the Reading Agency. Read more

Dahl theme for Summer Reading Challenge

The 2016 Summer Reading Challenge will be based around Roald Dahl 100, the celebrations marking the centenary of Dahl’s birth. Read more

Reading Agency reveals Summer Reading fall

The number of children in the UK who took part in The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge this year was down 2.8% on last year’s... Read more

Summer Reading Challenge aims for world record

The Reading Agency is hoping to set a new record for "most pledges received for a reading campaign" for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which... Read more

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