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Children's Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge is back for 2017!

Animal Agents

Animal Agents love solving mysteries and they need you to help them crack their biggest case yet.

Who has painted graffiti on the library wall? Why are things suddenly going missing?

Animal Agents Summer Reading Challenge invites children to read 6 books over the summer holidays and collect the clues – the smelly stickers – to help the animal agents discover the culprit.

A medal and a certtifcate are awarded for completing the challenge – certificates are sent to primary schools in the autumn term. Those who read 8 books will get a limited edition Animal Agents bag too!

The Summer Reading Challenge is for all children and is free to join.

It helps children maintain their literacy standard over the summer, as well as encouraging reading for pleasure.

Get creative!

This year Thurrock Arts Trail is providing empty framed portrait cards for all children to draw their favourite book character or their favourite bit of a story.

Mini-challenge for young children

Those not yet at school can take part in the mini-challenge where they collect stickers for each book shared at home.Their certificate can be collected directly from the library.

ImagiNation for older children

Older readers, in Year 6 and above, can also take part in ImagiNation 2017. Just read and review 2 books – writing on our specially designed belly bands – then collect your certificate and water bottle when completed.

If you're taking part in the older challenge you can upload to the ImagiNation regional blog.

Find out more

Go to the Summer Reading Challenge website for more information.

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