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Are your children ready to take part in the Wild World Heroes children's summer reading challenge? Well, sign them up and head to Wilderville!

This year, the Reading Agency has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund for a very special nature-themed challenge that will inspire children to stand up for the planet! Wild World Heroes will feature amazing books, awesome rewards, and plenty of ideas for taking care of our environment.

Wilderville is already a pretty cool place, but there are lots of things that the Wild World Heroes can do to make their town even better for the people and animals that live there. Children can learn how they can make a difference to the environment too! They might even be inspired to have creative ideas for our Futures Wonder Lab® Challenges - see details below.

Children are being asked to read any 6 books of their choice to help the Wilderville children make a difference to the environment. As they read library books, they will collect stickers for their folder. After reading 6 books they earn their certificate and medal. The challenge is now underway in all Cheshire East libraries. It's free to join in and open to all children.

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We know that young people care about their world, so we launched the Flow In Action Futures Wonder Lab® Challenge to empower children and young people aged 5-16  in Cheshire East as problem-solvers for the planet. Find out more in our Futures Wonder Lab® video.

We’ll share a new Futures Wonder Lab® Challenge with you on the first Saturday of each month throughout the year. You can choose to take on the latest challenge or any of the previous challenges at any point. You'll find details of the challenges that have been launched so far on the Hazu platform.

FuturesWonderLab_A4_9_ReforestTownsThe latest challenge, Re-forest Towns, launched on Saturday 3 July.

Make a poster and/or make a model of your idea. You could make a video too. Share your creations by emailing libraries@cheshireeast.gov.uk with a photo (.jpg/.png) or video (.mp4), or post your entry to Holmes Chapel Library, London Road, Holmes Chapel, Cheshire CW4 7AP.

Tell us your name for your certificate and your local library. Please do not include your faces or names on the front of your poster, photo or video, for child safeguarding reasons. We’ll use your initials when we display them in our online gallery or you can give us an avatar name if you prefer. Find out more about how to take part (PDF, 281KB) and how to share your ideas (PDF, 262KB).

Privacy policy: We need to record your child's name, age and contact details (email and/or telephone) in order for them to take part. The information we will upload to the Hazu platform with your child's design will only include your child's initials or avatar (screen name) and their nearest library. No personal information is passed on to Futures Wonder Lab® and once the challenge has ended, all electronic recordings containing personal information relating to the challenge will be deleted by the end of December 2021.