There are some incredible authors and companies who continue to make their books, magazines, games and activities free to access online.
The best of these are gathered together here for you to explore!
Audible continue to make lots of their audio books for children and young adults free to listen to online. Click on the link to explore!
The Book of Hopes
Last Spring, 100 of our best children's writers and artists came together to create a collection of short stories, illustrations and activities to comfort, inspire and make us laugh out loud.
This incredible book is the result.
Packed with a fantastic range of comic books, chapter books and non-fiction series, if you like 'Big Nate', 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' and the 'Weird but True' series, you'll love Epic!
Click on the link below and enter GCMS' class code (hki3776).
Read for free for two hours a week.
Check your school e-mails for your invitation from Epic!
NLT Virtual School Library
This week's free audiobook: Cookie and the Most Annoying Boy in the World
As if it wasn't bad enough that Cookie's best friend is moving away, the most ANNOYING boy she's ever met buys the kitten she'd set her heart on then moves in next door...Aaarrrggghhh!!!
New e-books, audiobooks and activities from some of our best authors every week!
The World of David Walliams
Check in every day for a surprise treat from the Elevenses Vault!
Fans of super-fast reads will love the free weekly book from Badger Learning!
This week's lightning read: All in the Mind
The human brain is a mysterious but amazing thing. How do we learn fear? What forms our personalities? Can we trust our memories ? Click below to explore these questions (and loads more!)
Aquila Follow the link below to download a bumper edition of this superb magazine for curious minds. https://view.joomag.com/aquila-childrens-magazine-magnificentmegamag-92pages/0684174001584550709?short Beano Join Dennis the Menace and Minnie the Minx as they prank the adults around them in six specially extended issues of the classic comic free to download via the link below! https://www.beano.com/posts/the-golden-beano-worth-its-weight-in-lols First News
Want to find out what's really going on in the world?
Check out the latest edition of the UK's leading newspaper for young people.
Click on the link below and enter GCMS' Education ID (JWW2FGG5)
Scoop Follow the link below for a special edition of this wonderful magazine, packed with articles, short stories, activities and lots more, all wrapped up in the hug of this issue's theme - love. https://scoopthemag.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Scoop_26_LOVE-Issue_Social-media_LR.pdf
Games Room & Maker Space
8GB's Super Dooper Hard Quiz of Books
Reckon you've got what it takes to equal the might of 8GB's collective book knowledge?!
E-mail your answers to Ms Jones-Lee to be entered into a super dooper prize draw!
Want to know which Mandalorian character you are? Reckon you could escape from Bash Street School? Or maybe you're in the mood to crank up the Random Joke Generator?
Follow the link below for quizzes, games, jokes and loads more!
Harry Potter at Home
Ever wondered which Hogwarts' House the Sorting Hat would place you in?
Maybe you want to learn how to draw Fantastic Beasts or quiz on Harry's first year?
Visit the Harry Potter at Home Hub for an ever-changing spellbook of wizarding activities!
Seven Stories: Where Stories Come From
Did you know that there is a theory that there are only seven types of story in the world?
To accompany its latest exhibition, the National Centre for Children's Books has put together a fantastic collection of book recommendations, creative activities and digital exhibitions for all seven plots.
Click on the link below to explore Seven Stories' Seven Stories!
Summer Reading Challenge Games
The Book Locker Team loved the Summer Reading Challenge games so much that we decided we shouldn't let the clocks going back stop us from playing!
Want to try something new, but not sure where to begin?
Why not try out some of these fantastic Book Finders for loads of great recommendations!
Book Trust Bookfinder
Enter your details into Book Trust's interactive Bookfinder for loads of fantastic suggestions!
Summer Reading Challenge Book Sorter
Summer may be over, but this Book Sorter is still a brilliant way of getting top-rated recommendations from young people into all the same things as you!