The Summer Reading Challenge 2018 will be called Mischief Makers, inspired by the much-loved iconic children’s title Beano, which celebrates its 80th anniversary.
Children will explore a map of Beanotown to find the mysterious buried treasure and become ultimate mischief makers! Dennis, Gnasher and friends will help them solve clues and collect stickers, having lots of fun and adventures along the way!
Most libraries in England and Wales will start the Summer Reading Challenge on Saturday 14 July.
How does the Summer Reading Challenge work?
- The Summer Reading Challenge is inclusive of all children and families and all stages of reading development.
- Children read six or more books of their choice: fiction, non-fiction, joke books, picture books; any books they like, as long as they are borrowed from the library.
- There is also a mini-challenge for pre-school children so that the whole family can take part.
- Family information leaflets are available in a range of community languages and many items are available in large print.
- Libraries stock accessible texts, audio books, dual – language books, picture books and graphic novels.