Reading is a key skill needed for all learning, however it also offers escapism, develops imagination and gives us a huge amount of pleasure, which is especially important at this time. Please encourage your child to continue to read and read with them and to them. This gives an important calm time where children can feel comforted and comfortable to talk openly.
Surrey libraries are still running their free eBook service. Please see below for links.
Years 2-4 were reading books for the Surrey Reading Book Award. Surrey libraries have managed to obtain three of the titles as eBook versions (though these are limited in number):
Copies of the titles can be read though the eBook provider and if pupils are not library members, it is even easier for children to join as they don't currently need an adult guarantor to get a library card.
- Hotel Flamingo by Alex Milway
- Night of the Living Ted by Barry Hutchison
- The Boy who Lived with Dragons by Andy Shepherd
Whilst the awards ceremony will not be happening in person, it will now be live streamed and details will follow on how to view it. You can also still vote for your favourite book (everyone can!) up until 8th May.