The Wood of Words is a magical world of games, activities, book extracts, author interviews and much more! 

Get your children into reading with membership to the Wood of Words. 

Read more about the Wood of Words Membership options for  FamiliesLibraries and Schools

Fun reading and writing games and activities

3 issues of parents magazine per year 

Great book extracts and author interviews

Personal gallery of your child's saved work

Access for up to 3 children to our fun reading and writing activities

(Access for each extra child just £2 each per year)

The families site is a place for parents and children to explore the wonderful world of children’s books. For just £18 you will get a digital family magazine to support you in choosing and enjoying books with your pre- and primary school child. 

Also, you get access to the families’ area on Wood of Words, which has online and downloadable activities for your children to enjoy. They can save their work to their personal online gallery and have the chance to have their work selected to appear on the World Gallery.

As we all know children who read for pleasure are more likely to achieve academically; and for reluctant readers, engaging with words through digital technology can be inspirational.

Developed by librarians and teachers

A comprehensive range of online and downloadable activities for primary age children

Inspirational themed content to inspire your class

Wide range of book extracts for all reading abilities

Fun word games develop children's literacy

Your school will have access to our termly modules, 3 per year inspired by a particular theme chosen by the WoW content development team. Each module will contain a comprehensive collection of activities for children across the school inspired by a selection of outstanding children’s books from the UK’s best publishers. Extracts of these books will be available online to support the activities and your school will have with an option to buy collections of the books.

The website is multi browser compatible and suitable for use on an interactive whiteboard. The site has a teachers’ area to guide you through the activities and to ensure you and your pupils optimise the benefits of using the site.

The site has been developed by a team who have detailed knowledge of children’s literature and the importance and value of these in developing children as lifelong readers.

Subscription rates are based on pupil numbers (average just £1 per child):

500+ pupils = £350 (plus VAT)
200-500 pupils = £250 (plus VAT)
Less than 200 pupils = £150 (plus VAT)  
(Less than 100 pupils please contact us for more information)

To subscribe please download and complete one of the forms below:

Library authorities who subscribe to the Wood of Words receive access to a wealth of digital and printable content to engage children in reading and creative writing activities. 

Access to the website for all child members living within the authority 

Affordable subscriptions are based on the size of the local authority

Authentication system based on library cards numbers

Five themed modules yearly coincide with the school holidays and beyond

A wealth of resources for library staff to use to deliver sessions for reading and writing groups, class visits and for holiday activity sessions

Each child will have their own individual gallery which will contain all of the stories, poems and activities they create online. In addition they will have the chance to have their work selected for display in the World Gallery in the Open Hub.

Affordable subscription rates based on population of each Library Authority (average £700 plus VAT per year). Please contact us for more information.