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Young City Reads Celebration 2018

WOWeeeeeee! What a Young City Reads that was! 75 classes across Brighton, Hove and BEYOND (yes, this year we welcomed Young City Readers from as far away as Zimbabwe HIYA *waves* !) all read, discussed and laughed TOGETHER over 2018’s epic title KID NORMAL by Greg James and Chris Smith.   ‘We know that Brighton is […]

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Toy Hack with Exploring Senses

This year we teamed up with the brilliant Exploring Senses crew to deliver their amazing Toy Hack in 6 lucky schools across Brighton and Hove. Using Kid Normal’s superheroes and villains as the theme, kids rummaged through mountains of old toys (destined for landfill) then sawed, glued and sewed them together to create EPIC characters […]

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COMPETITION WINNER!

Inspired by Nektar – the freak wasp man villain of Kid Normal we asked all our Young City Readers to create a VILE VILLAIN! We received over 150 entries to the comp, and my what a talented (and slightly terrifying bunch you are!) & we are delighted to announce the winner: HARRY from Fairlight Primary […]

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TEAM KID NORMAL

Between us, Team YCR must have read Kid Normal 3,452* times, so it’s fair to say we know all the characters pretty well. We’ve talked with loads of you about which character wins your affection the most and we even conducted an official poll at the event – and can reveal that the tiny horse […]

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Young City Reads in Worthing

Wonderful news for the kids of Worthing: four years after the launch in Brighton and Hove, Young City Reads will now give hours of gripping reading and fun to all the kids in the seaside town just 20 mins down the road. Many classes have already joined in and are waiting with trepidation to start the […]

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