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Encouraging children young and old to #KeepReading

March 1, 2018

Today marks World Book Day, a day where we celebrate the authors, the illustrators, the publishers and the stories that have brought us all so many fond memories. Yesterday my children’s school celebrated Read Aloud Day, encouraging the children to pick up a book and read it aloud for a teacher, a classmate, a family member or anyone who wanted to hear a story. It was a privilege to be able to sit and enjoy stories with the children. Each finding something new within the story to focus on, a favourite character or loving the illustrations that helped bring the story to life.

World Day Book Club

World Book Day Book Club has an exhaustive selection of over 400 books, exclusive offers and money-saving packs which have been expertly chosen to inspire bookworms of all ages to keep reading on World Book Day and beyond.

All the books featured in the World Book Day Book Club have been significantly discounted with up to 70% off the RRP – and, when you shop with Scholastic, they will donate 25% worth of FREE BOOKS back to your nominated school or nursery for every order over £10. Last year, Scholastic gave over £9million in free books back to schools and they hope to contribute many more to library shelves across the UK in 2018.

As one of only a few retailers to accept World Book Day vouchers online, Scholastic offer you an array of unbeatable discounts on an unbelievable variety of titles, whilst also giving you the opportunity to simultaneously claim new books for your classmates too.

To browse the full World Book Day Book Club, (search by age and type of book) please visit https://shop.scholastic.co.uk/

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#KeepReading Competition

Scholastic are looking to make every day a book day. Encouraging more children to keep reading, and are inviting them to send in a video or written review about a book they’ve recently enjoyed, for their chance to win £30 worth of books for themselves and £30 for their school or nursery. There will be three different age range categories to enter (divided into 0-6 years, 7-11 years and 11+ years) with one prize available for each category.

To enter the competition, please send Scholastic your review via the Scholastic Facebook page (resource: book review template), stating the relevant age category,  using the hashtag #KeepReading and by tagging Scholastic (@ScholasticUK) and World Book Day (@WorldBookDayUK). The three winners will be able to choose £30 worth of books for themselves and nominate their chosen school or nursery to receive a £30 credit to their Scholastic account, which can be exchanged for free books. Entries need to be received by midnight on Thursday 29th March 2018.*

*Schools must be registered with Scholastic to receive any free books.

Scholastic World Book Day bundle Giveaway

To help encourage you to #KeepReading, Boo Roo and Tigger Too has teamed up with Scholastic to offer a fabulous World Book Day bundle of books to one lucky reader.

To enter simply complete the Gleam widget below, all entries are optional and each one completed will gain you more entries into the random draw.

Scholastic World Book Day bundle

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