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Home/School - World Book Day 2022 challenge

KS1/Foundation, KS2

We are joining once again with the National Literacy Trust to bring you another exciting challenge and live event on Thursday 3 March to help you to celebrate World Book Day!

Tying in with this challenge, we have a very special World Book Day live event with our star authors, Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton, which will take place at 10:30am on World Book Day (Thursday 3 March), hosted by sports presenter Kelly Somers. It’s The Great World Book Day 2022 Footy & Booky quiz! We are running a live interactive quiz, featuring questions from footballers from all over the country. Make sure you tune in and take part in this 30 minute slice of World Book Day mega-action. Find out how to watch the event on the National Literacy Trust’s Words for Life website. There’s even a free read of one of the Football School series on this page for every pupil to enjoy. 

Don’t forget to share your terrific teams with us by sharing them on @PLCommunities using #PLPrimaryStars or emailing them to Please enter the challenge and submit your entries before the Thursday 10 March

What resources are in this pack?

Learning outcomes

Pupils will:

  • consider the things that make them happy
  • think and write creatively.

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The challenge

This includes everything you need to know about the challenge and the live virtual event. It also includes top tips from authors Alex Bellos and Ben Lyttleton that will help pupils take part in the challenge.