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Reading activities for children

Chatterbooks reading groups for ages eight to twelve

Do you love reading?  Talk about your favourite books and authors or make creative arts and crafts about your favourite book characters. Chatterbooks gets children sharing views and ideas and reading together. Parents are welcome and there is no need to book, just turn up and join in! The groups are open to children from age eight to twelve.

When and where

Useful links      

  • Southwark Book Award A reading project for Year 6 and 7 pupils in the Southwark area of London.
  • ShoutAbout! An online creative writing The following link opens in a new windowmagazine. Send your stories to published authors and lots more.
  • Reading Matters is a great site featuring book reviews written by children and teenagers
  • The following link opens in a new windowJK Rowling's own website is a must for all Harry Potter fans!
  • The following link opens in a new windowCool Reads - has book recommendations by children ten years and over
  • The following link opens in a new windowAchuka - has lots of links to your favourite authors and illustrators
  • The following link opens in a new windowKids On The Net - teachers can help children to write creatively


Visit the children's Library Service page to find out more about activities in libraries.

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