World Book Day Website

The World Book Day website has lots of brilliant resources that are free to use and no registration is required!

If you would like to listen to a story read to you by a famous celebrity click on the link below:

Storytime Online


If you’re looking for inspiration and advice click on the link below to hear what some famous authors have to say.

Storycraft Videos



If you have a Croydon Library Card, click above to access ‘Ziptales’. All you need to do is enter your barcode number from your Library Card. If you do not already have a library card you can get one free. Details are here:

There is a selection of read-along stories, audio books and activities to explore. 


Use the link above to access ‘Overdrive’. All you need to log in is your barcode number from your Elmwood Junior School Library card and your password. This resource has a wealth of reading and book related material, including latest release audio books! Overdrive can also be accessed by the blue button on our homepage.

For Parents

Click on the links below to download some useful documents to help with reading:

Questions to ask your child when reading

Why learn High Frequency Words