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The UK's biggest authors will judge our new short story competition. Children aged 6-18 can write a story of up to 300 words with the theme BIG DREAMS – National Book Tokens are up for grabs!
Congratulations to the winners of our Design a National Book Token competition for World Book Day!
Win £5,000/€5,000 of National Book Tokens for your chosen school – that's enough to buy hundreds of new books for their library. Plus £100/€120 to spend on yourself.
Your child can win a £10/€10 National Book Token for each of their classmates – and surprise them all when schools reopen!
The latest National Book Tokens gift cards feature some truly iconic children's characters. Available from your local bookshop or online.
Author of Asha & the Spirit Bird, Jasbinder Bilan, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.
Author of the Murder Most Unladylike series, prescribes the best reads for young bookworms this World Book Day.
Cressida Cowell and Francesca Simon prescribe the best reads for young booklovers.
Abi Elphinstone, author of Rumblestar and The Dreamsnatcher series, prescribes the best reads for young booklovers.
Jeff Kinney is our Book Doctor for World Book Day, prescribing the best reads for young booklovers.
Chloe Coles, author of Bookshop Girl (and real-life children's bookseller extraordinaire) prescribes just the right read for book-loving children and teens.
Andy Griffiths, co-author of the hilarious Treehouse series, prescribes the best reads for junior bookworms.
We've created a list of ways to help children explore their love of books at home, from drawing book characters and sharing stories to virtual storytimes and free activities.
Author Katherine Rundell recommends her favourite adventure stories.
Help young readers guess which book characters live on the islands in our fun Book Island Challenge.
Our bookshelves have fallen down and we've lost some of our books titles! Can you help us find the missing words?
From Hogsmead to Treasure Island, take our fun quiz on 10 locations in children's literature.
Play our quiz feauring 20 questions about 20 World Book Day authors to celebrate 20 years.
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Guess which characters live on the islands in our Book Island Challenge.