Why not visit the World Book Day Website at worldbookday.com for fun activities and ideas for reading together with your family, next week and beyond?


The following links take you directly to the ‘Families’ section of the World Book Day website, where you can find:

Free audio books

Whether you’re reading together with the family, or listening in your own time, find your next audiobook to tune into here! 

We’ll be updating this page with more audiobooks in May with titles like the brilliant Dragon Mountain and Pizazz, so visit later too to discover new favourites all the time.

Reading Recommendations for all ages

Wondering what book to pick up next? Keen to try a new author? Looking for a book to inspire a reluctant reader? We’re here to help you discover your next read and to give children, families, teachers and librarians ideas of what books are suitable and brilliant for each age and stage of reading.

Whether you love books about animals, poetry, tales of adventure or books that make you laugh out loud, enjoy having a browse and choosing your next read. You can also discover 100 brilliant stories to share here.


To help make World Book Day special – and to encourage reading for the rest of the year too – we’ve got a whole range of fun learning activities to explore!

Reading Stars

Our fun Share A Story Reading Star game has been created to encourage you to enjoy books and reading together at home and all the exciting ways you can share stories – not just at bedtime! Tick off a Reading Star each time you complete a reading task and have fun reaching all your stars! 

Share a Story Corner

For parents/carers of our younger readers, here’s some great information and books to support reading together.The Share A Story Corner videos have familiar characters and easy to follow stories, and tips for reading together. Look at the pictures together, guess what the characters are up to and ask your child what they think will happen next. Your child will soon be asking to read together again and again!