Drop Everything and Read
On Friday 12 July at 2pm, the people of Hastings stopped what they were doing and read for 10 minutes!
Don't stop now, grab a book, magazine, or newspaper and have your own Drop Everything and Read! Get reading and share your photos with us on social media #DEARHastings #HastingsLiteracy
Kid Normal book launch comes to Hastings!
Pupils from across Hastings attended the exclusive launch of the latest book in the Kid Normal series by super-authors and stars of the BBC, Greg James and Chris Smith!
Children throughout the town were also invited to meet Greg and Chris at a book-signing event in the Hastings WHSmith store!
Hastings 100 Reads revealed
We have published a list of Hastings’ top 100 children’s books after being voted for by children and families across the town!
From David Williams to Enid Blyton - Hastings 100 Reads will inspire local children to both enjoy reading and to try a wider variety of books that have been recommended by their peers.
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