One of the best things about reading books is sharing and talking about them with family and friends – and if you have a family member or friend in the Armed Forces then Reading Force is for you! Whether your loved ones are at home or away, all can get involved. So join the fun and sign up to receive your free book and special scrapbook. It’s free and easy – and brings families and friends closer together.
Pre-schools, schools, community groups, HIVEs, Welfare Units, and other organisations can join the fun. Get involved and encourage Service children and families to do Reading Force. Find out how you can receive a free resources pack and set up Reading Force in your setting or group.
On Wednesday 7th March Reading Force launched at Colinton Primary School, Edinburgh, with special guest author, Vivian French. Vivian has written 300 children’s books, including the The Cherry Pie Princess, the Knights in Training series, and most recently Robe of Skulls.To much excitement at the school, Vivian had been awarded...Read more
Ben Club children in RAF High Wycombe were entertained by Storyteller extraordinaire, John Kirk, on 20th February. John told the story of The Twits, by Roald Dahl, in a hugely energetic performance which saw the children, aged 5 – 8, being squirted with water pistols, brushed with fake glue, doing...Read more
Hello Reading Force families! I'm Emma, I'm a Pad Brat and school librarian and I write a regular blog about reading and Forces life. With a New Year comes thoughts of new starts and military children experience more new beginnings than most adults do in their entire lives. I have lived...Read more
Books are an important part of family life for RAF mum and writer, Susie Buchanan. Susie says books have helped the family through some tough times, so when she heard about Reading Force she signed up for scrapbooks and books for her daughter and son. This is Susie’s blog about...Read more