How to get teens involved in World Book Day

How to get teens involved in World Book Day

Has your teen fallen out of love with reading? If so, don’t panic. Here are some top tips on how to get teens involved in World Book Day.

There are lots and lots of benefits to reading not only educational, it is a great form of escapism, it is restful, it can inspire creativity and it can stir all sorts of fabulous thoughts and imaginings. I am a big fan. I spent much of my own teen years immersed in a good book.

Technology is so prevalent in our teens lives it can be hard to engage them with reading but World Book day provides a great opportunity.  take a little look at this film and show it to the teens in your life

How to get teens involved in World Book Day

The film suggests three ways teenagers can get involved:

  • Sharing their favourite stories with friends and family and online under #ShareAStory
  • Picking up one of five special edition full-length YA titles by bestselling authors at an exclusive price with a World Book Day book token
  • GET BOOKCLUBBING, setting up their own book club to talk about their latest and favourite reads with classmates and friends.

In 2018 World Book Day will be celebrated on Thursday 1 March 2018 and teens will be given a £1 voucher towards the special edition books available reducing their cost to £1.50.The special edition World Book Day Young Adult books for 2018 are*:

  • An Abundance of Katherines by John Green (Penguin)
  • Fly by Night by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan)
  • I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson (Egmont)
  • Summoner: The Novice by Taran Matharu (Hachette)
  • Gangsta Rap by Benjamin Zephaniah (Bloomsbury)

*Available in participating retailers only

Follow on social –

Twitter: @WorldBookDayUK
#WorldBookDay #ShareAStory
Facebook: World Book Day (UK & Ireland)


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