All about the Time to Read book pack 2021: I am a Tiger

An charming story to read together, with simple text and bold illustrations, this is a lovely book to read aloud and to share. We think you'll love our new Time to Read book.

I am a Tiger

Through our Time to Read campaign, we want to make sure that every Reception pupil in England has their own book to treasure and share with their family at home. 

How to get hold of The Runaway Pea

From November 2021, we're sending out book packs to every Reception child in England and Northern Ireland. We aim to distributed these via schools and libraries. We hope these packs will spark every child's imagination and make it easier for children to settle into school.

Time to Read in previous years

Book pack 2020: The Runaway Pea

An exciting story to read together, with lots of playful words in a lovely rhyming text, we all loved The Runaway Pea.

Book pack 2019: The Cave

Packed full of laugh-out-loud moments, brilliant illustrations and featuring a wiggly worm on nearly every page, everyone loved The Cave.

Book pack 2018: Little Monkey

Reception children went bananas for the 2018 free book – the funny and adorable Little Monkey.

Book pack 2017: The Bumblebear

In 2017, schools across England received a free book: The Bumblebear by Nadia Shireen.

Book pack 2016: Kitchen Disco

Shake your pips! In 2016, schools across England received Kitchen Disco by by Clare Foges and Al Murphy in a special Time to Read book pack.


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