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Big Friendly Read

SRC 2016   Kids with Book DisplayThis year's Big Friendly Read Summer Reading Challenge  (2016) which will run across the school summer holidays, is linking up with the global year-long Roald Dahl 100 celebrations, honouring the world's No.1 storyteller.

The Big Friendly Read will feature some of Roald Dahl's best-loved characters and the amazing artwork of his principal illustrator, Sir Quentin Blake. It will encourage reading on a giant scale and will feature themes such as invention, mischief and friendship as explored in Roald Dahl's books.

Children can sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge (the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge in Scotland) at their local library as the school summer term ends and the holidays begin -- there's no charge to participate so why not encourage your students to pop down to your library?

The Big Friendly Read will continue to encourage children to expand their own reading by exploring similar themes across the best contemporary children's writing.

More details are available on the website, and the schools resources page has lots of useful information (also on TES resources).  There is also a teachers information page to help get the message around school. The children can post reviews on the Booksorter - and get recommendations for new titles too,  


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