I am sure you have heard about that bad joke, “if you want to hide something from a black man, put it inside a book.” That is absolutely not true, well, most of the time. Speaking of books, the British Council in collaboration with the Young Readers Library has launched the 2019 edition of the 30 Books Challenge.
A follow up to last year’s similar run of the challenge, which was very successful. The challenge will run between July 22nd to August 20th, 2019. In a statement, the council said:
“The aim is to instill a culture of reading in children and stimulate their minds while engaging them in a fun and productive way during the forthcoming summer holidays.
Adults/parents are encouraged to read along to bond with their children/wards and model the reading culture to them.”
This year’s theme for the 30 Book Challenge is ‘Space Chase’.
How to register your child and yourself
The challenge will culminate with an award ceremony to be hosted in September. Outstanding parents and children will be recognized and rewarded.