Awarding Whittlesey Summer Reading Champions

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As part of the Read to Succeed campaign this summer, I encouraged children to participate in the Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge at their local library. I was pleased to present certificates at the completion ceremony to those children successfully completed the challenge and read six books this summer at Whittlesey library. The Summer Reading …

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New prize added to Read to Succeed: Signed copy of David Walliams new book

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Inspired by Roald Dahls Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, mixed in amongst all the donated books for Read to Succeed, will be one copy of David Walliams new book, The Worlds Worst Children, signed by the author himself and illustrator Tony Ross. All year 4 children from across the constituency have a chance to win …

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Libraries in North East Cambridgeshire will now be offering “Shelf Help”

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This week saw the launch of The Reading Agency’s Reading Well for Young People scheme. After success with their Reading Books on Prescription scheme, the Reading Agency are expanding it to include a booklist of 35 titles which been developed to provide young people aged 13 to 18 with advice, information and support around common …

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You’ve seen the film, now you can read the book

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Schools Minister, Nick Gibb MP has teamed up with Penguin publishers to offer all schools the chance to purchase 30 copies of each one of their 100 titles in the popular Black Classics collection for £3,000 (£1 per book!). Although aimed towards the younger years in secondary education, all schools and sixth forms can apply, …

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