ReadingZone Bookclub

From ReadingZone

Resource type: Book club

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2

Region(s): All of UK

The ReadingZone Bookclub provides a programme of free virtual author events aimed at KS1 and KS2 pupils.

Schools can sign up to hear top children’s authors introduce their latest book and talk about the inspiration for their writing. Some events also include the opportunity for pupils to put their own questions to the author. There are also events to tie in with key dates in the literacy calendar such as National Poetry Day and Non-fiction November.

Bookclub events are streamed live via Zoom during the school day and last approximately 45 minutes.

Cost: Free.

About ReadingZone: ReadingZone is a website dedicated to helping young people, parents and teachers find the best children’s books available. It provides access to book reviews, book-related activities and online author events.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • Giving pupils the opportunity to hear an author talk about their work is a great way to engage them in reading and promote a culture of Reading for Pleasure.
  • Click here to find recordings of previous Bookclub events.
  • Find more resources to support reading for pleasure on the ReadingZone website.

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