Nothing to See Here Competition

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The Nothing To See Here Hotel is the best secret holiday destination for mysterious and legendary beings.

All manner of magical creatures stay at this hotel; from bridge bothering trolls to wrinkly old mermaids!


Do you want to win all three books and the chance to have your creature drawn by Steven Lenton, illustrator of the Nothing to See Here Hotel series?

All you have to do is design a new creature to come and visit the Nothing to See Here Hotel!

You can find out more and read the full terms and conditions on the Summer Reading Challenge Competition page.

The competition closes 16 June.


Suggestions for National Poetry Day 2019

National Poetry Day generates an explosion of activity nationwide, thousands of amazing events across the UK – in schools, libraries, bookshops and hospitals, on buses, trains and boats – all celebrating poetry’s power to bring people together. 2019 is the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day – expect the celebrations to run all year long.

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How to start a reading group

Interested in joining a reading group or starting one of your own? Download our quick guide to getting started.

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Hive and The Reading Agency

The Reading Agency loves books, in every form, and we know you do too. We love it when people borrow books in every format from their brilliant local libraries. We love it when reading groups get exclusive free proofs from our publisher partners. We love it when readers pick up a pre-loved book from a second-hand bookshop for a song. And we also love it when you buy yourself or someone else a brand new book from a high street bookshop. We also know that buying online is quick and convenient...

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