The borough’s youngest readers are invited to join in with their nearest libraries for the Summer Reading Challenge taking place from July until September.

Richmond Council is giving four to eleven-year olds the chance to join the borough's libraries in a Space Chase themed challenge which has been inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

Cllr John Coombs, Richmond Council’s spokesperson for Culture said: “The moon landing captured the hearts and minds of people across the world fifty years ago, and this summer our youngest readers can relive the magic of space by taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge 2019.

“Join the Rockets on their mission to track down the books this summer, read six books and collect your certificate and medal for completing the challenge.”

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

Children will be join The Rockets - a space family on a thrilling mission to track down books nabbed by mischievous aliens.

The budding readers will be given a very own Space Chase mission folder and will be expected to read six or more library books over the holidays in order to collect special stickers to add to their folders.

Each child will have to collect all the stickers to find aliens, save the missing books and complete the Challenge.

Space Chase starts on July 13 until September 14.

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