To the Edge of the World by Julia Green - Reading group activity and competition

To the edge of the world

To the Edge of the World

Set sail on an exciting adventure in award-winning author Julia Green’s new story To the Edge of the World. Set in the islands of the Outer Hebrides, Julia’s book is a gripping sea adventure with wild places, open seas and remote islands.

Explore Julia’s story in your reading groups with downloadable reading notes, packed with themes for discussion, writing ideas, and creative activities. We will provide postcards for your readers to imagine their own amazing journeys by writing a postcard to a friend.

Get involved

If you hold any events using this pack, we would love to see photos on social media. You can do this using #TotheEdgeoftheWorld and tagging @OUPChildrens and @readingagency.

Write a postcard about an incredible adventure competition

To celebrate the book’s release, Oxford University Press have a great competition for children to enter.

All the children have to do is used the postcard template attached to write a postcard about an incredible adventure (this can have really happened or be completely made up)!

The winner will receive a signed copy of To the Edge of the World.

How to Enter

Download the competition page (the last page of the pack)
To enter, you can either scan a copy of the postcard to Kimberley.Sheehan@readingagency.org.uk.

Or you can post your entry to:

Kimberley Sheehan
The Free Word Centre
60 Farringdon Road
London
EC1R 3GA

The competition is open to anyone aged 13 or under and closes on the 15 August.

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