Entries are now OPEN!
The Week Junior invites you to jump into a host of super adventures in our Summer of Reading challenge.
Reading can take you anywhere you can think of. You can be the hero of a thousand stories, and experience all kinds of amazing places - right from the comfort of your sofa!
It's easy to get involved - and there are some fantastic prizes up for grabs.
- Simply read, rate and review three books this summer. You can use our fantastic booklist for inspiration! Then submit your short review via our entry form before the closing deadline at midnight on Friday 26 August.
- One lucky winner will receive a book bundle worth £250 plus a Bookily card from National Book Tokens, loaded with £10 per month for 6 months to spend in their favourite bookshops and online.
- Three runners up will also each win a Bookily card loaded with £10 per month for 6 months.
Download the 2022 booklist
Carefully curated in partnership with The Book Trust, our 2022 booklist is made up of 50 inspiring books for children. From exploring outer space to fairy tales, amazing animals to stories of real world inspiration, there is something for everyone. It might be hard to pick just three - but you can save this list to come back to anytime.
Join us for the Summer of Reading LIVE
It's time to get together - we have a BRAND NEW event this summer!
The countdown is on for our fantastic line-up of children’s authors to come together on Saturday 16 July, 2022 at the prestigious and iconic London location, The British Library.
Featuring your favourite authors, live on stage, this event aims to really spark your inspiration and imagination.
Our brilliant Summer of Reading partners
We partner with some fantastic organisations to help create and promote our Summer of Reading challenge; The Children's Book Project, National Book Tokens, BookTrust, The Reading Agency and EmpathyLab. They all champion reading and help children to develop a love of reading for life.
Find out more about our partners here.
More information for parents
Reading is a vital part of a child's development, helping broaden their understanding of the world, develop vocabulary and spark imagination. Whether your child is an accomplished reader or is just getting started, we're here to support you.
Have a look below at our dedicated parents' page, where you can find more information on the Summer of Reading challenge. We hope you and your child enjoy taking part in our Summer of Reading - let us know how you're getting on via email or tag @theweekjunior and use the hashtag #summerofreading on social media - we can't wait to hear all about it!