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Pick up a book this summer

Summer Reading

Relax this summer and pick up a book

With so many titles to choose from it can be hard to know where to start. Whether you like action, adventure, comedy or something more spooky, here are our top suggestions for this summer.

This year we are also running a competition for students to win a bundle of books. See below for more details and read the terms and conditions here.

Read and review 3 titles to win 5 more!

Review template

Read, write and submit reviews for 3 of our top picks to win 5 more

Summer progress chart

Keep a track of what you're reading over the summer holidays.

Pick up a Book Summer Reading Competition Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before entering.

Looking for a laugh AND Animal antics

Sky Hawk by Gill Lewis

Sky Hawk

By Gill Lewis


By GR Gemin

For the Record by Ellie Irving

For the Record

By Ellie Irving

Experiences in other countries AND Going back in time

Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones

Wild Boy

By Rob Lloyd-Jones

Black Out by Robert Swindell


By Robert Swindells

Looking at the Stars by Jo Cotterill

Looking at the Stars

By Jo Cotterill

After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross

After Tomorrow

By Gillian Cross

Mysterious goings-on AND Adventure-seeking

The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

The London Eye Mystery

By Siobhan Dowd

Who Framed Klaris Cliff? by Nikki Sheehan

Who Framed Klaris Cliff?

By Nikki Sheehan

Frozen in Time by Ali Sparkes

Frozen in Time

By Ali Sparkes

Mortal Chaos by Matt Dickinson

Mortal Chaos

By Matt Dickinson

Fantastical reality AND Ghosts and vampires

Rail Head by Philip Reeve


By Philip Reeve

The Vampire Hunters by Pete Johnson

The Vampire Hunters

By Pete Johnson

Ghost Knight by Cornelia Funke

Ghost Knight

By Cornelia Funke