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.


A year of books with Jo Whiley on Radio 2 2019

We’re celebrating a year of fantastic books on the Radio 2 Book Club with Jo Whiley! Since January 2019, 21 of the best new fiction titles have been featured on the show. The Reading Agency has been working with the BBC since 2013, and along with a team of passionate librarians, we help select the titles that are chosen for the show. So, take a look at the 2019 Book Club titles – from household names to the hottest new talent, we’re sure you’ll find something for you and your reading group to...

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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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