The Book Wizard Challenge
Thursday 12 November 2020 to Monday 23 November 2020
Participate from home (pre-registration required)

Are you up for the challenge? Register now.

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Are you between the ages of 7 and 17?

Can you read 6 books in 6 weeks? Can you read a few more in that time? We have a challenge for our Kids, Teens, Family, Gold Young Learners and Platinum library members: Read from our physical library – you can order your books online using our Online Book Ordering facility.  Here's an easy step guide to help you with the online ordering process. 

6 books in 6 weeks Wizard Reader
10 books in 6 weeks Wizard Master Reader
12 books in 6 weeks  Wizard Champion Reader

We are giving out certificates to all participants who complete the challenge, and stickers (shown above) to mark your achievement. 

List of books

The lists of books available for the challenge in each centre have been published in the 'Documents' section below. Check the relevant list and order your books fast.


Registrations open 12 November 2020
Registrations close 23 November 2020
Challenge start date 20 November 2020
Challenge end date 1 January 2021

Entrance free. 

Open only for British Council Kids, Teens, Family, Gold Young Learners and Platinum library members.

The Book Wizard Challenge is for children in two age groups: From 7 to 12 years of age and from 13 to 17 years of age.

We have chosen books suitable and of interest to both age groups for the challenge.

Not a member? Find out how to join our library here 

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