Wild World Heroes Summer Reading Challenge
It is time to get ready for the Wild World Heroes Reading Challenge, arriving in our local library and online this summer. This year, the Reading Agency has teamed up with WWF for a very special nature-themed Challenge that is aimed at inspiring us all to stand up for the planet! The reading challenge has been designed for children from reception to year 6 to help them maintain their literacy levels over the summer holiday period. The reading challenge will run from 3rd July to 11th September in all Dorset Public Libraries and Community Managed Libraries.
How does it work?
- You can sign up at your local library and receive a Wild World Heroes collector poster OR you can sign up for a website profile via the website below
- Set a personal reading goal for the summer. From the library, you can borrow books, eBooks and audiobooks
- Each time you finish a book, you can visit the library and collect special stickers to add to your poster
- If you are completing the challenge online, you can add your finished book to your profile and leave a review, unlocking digital badges and online rewards along the way
- When you have completed the reading challenge, you will receive a certificate for reaching your goal
We hope you enjoy the reading challenge and we cannot wait to hand out all of the well-deserved certificates in October!
New reading books!
I would like to say a huge well done to all of the children that took part in this year's reading challenge. Even though this event took place during lockdown, children both at home and at school joined in, and we raised an astonishing £365! I hope you enjoy reading the new books which can be found in the KS1 library and the KS2 library.
E-books by Keith Hegarty
At the start the year, an author called Keith Hegarty very kindly sent us thee short stories for you all to read and enjoy.
When he sent us his stories, Keith said ‘I hope your students get as much enjoyment from reading the stories as I did in writing them for my grandchildren. I donate them as I believe in the imagination and excitement of reading and that the ability to read is a primary skill required of every child.’
Happy reading everyone and I hope you enjoy them as much as I did!