summer sizzlers summer reading

Looking for fun things to do during the summer holidays?

This summer, we’ve chosen our Top 10 sizzling reads! We have a range of activities, author videos, and all things audio to keep your little ones entertained whilst you’re on the move. So sit back, relax, and enjoy everything the sun has to offer this summer…

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Mr Dog and the Seal Deal

Mr Dog Activity Sheets

Download these fun activity sheets and help Mr Dog! Mr Dog is the star of this brilliant series of young fiction books from intrepid explorer Ben Fogle and superstar writer Steve Cole. Illustrated throughout in black and white these books are perfect for emerging readers or… Read More
Pages & Co by Anna James PB

Pages & Co Activity Sheets

Download these wonderful teaching resources for ages 7-12 featuring the magical and captivating debut Pages & Co: Tilly and the Bookwanderers by Anna James Design posters, write your own story, create character interviews and solve word searches!… Read More
Head Kid by David Baddiel

Head Kid Activity Sheets

Download these fun activity sheets for ages 7-12 featuring the wildly entertaining wish-fulfilment adventure Head Kid by David Baddiel. Write debates, create a character profile, take quizzes and write your very own story! Download now. Read More

Audio for the road...

Discover the Fing Monsterpedia!

Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn’t enough. She wants more, more, MORE! When Myrtle declares she wants a FING, there’s only one problem… What is a FING?

Watch the video to discover the Monsterpedia from Fing! For more of David Walliams’ books, visit The World of David Walliams.

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Tad by Benji Davies

Tad's Guide to Pond Dipping

How to go Pond Dipping: Gather your things and find a pond to dip in. First look carefully to see what creatures you can spot around the water e.g. birds and insects.Ask an adult to fill your container with pond water for the creatures you find.Find a good spot where… Read More
The Curse of the School Rabbit by Judith Kerr

Win a bundle of books by Judith Kerr, plus a £100 Build-a-Bear gift card!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Snowflake is the school rabbit, and Snowflake is TROUBLE. Tommy knows that everyone else in his class loves Snowflake, but he’s sure that the fluffy rabbit is actually a menace. So when his little sister offers to look after Snowflake over the weekend,… Read More
Starfell by Dominique Valente

Top 10 Half-Term Reads to Get Your Kids Reading

1. Starfell by Dominique Valente Willow Moss, the youngest and least powerful sister in a family of witches, has a magical ability for finding lost things – like keys, or socks, or wooden teeth. Useful, but not exactly exciting . . . Then the… Read More
Oh the places you'll go celebration

5 Top Tips for Gifting Oh, The Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss!

Idea 1 – Book of memories One of the most popular ways to use the story stateside is to create a book of memories throughout a child’s time at school. Parents buy a copy when their child goes into kindergarten, then every year they have the child’s teacher write… Read More

Introducing Mr Dog...

Watch Ben Fogle introduce the first book in his brand new young fiction series, Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit, all the way from the Sahara Desert!

Toppsta readers' summer holiday picks!

Our recommended reads this summer, tried and tested by real kids on Toppsta.

Enter our competition!

Summer reading - summer sizzlers competition

Sizzling Summer Reading Competition!

THIS COMPETITION HAS NOW CLOSED.   Whether you’re going on holiday, going on a road trip, staying with family or relaxing at home this summer, we’ve got the perfect sizzling summer reads for your family! For your chance to win TWELVE fantastic books including The World’s Worst Teachers by… Read More