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The Reading for Pleasure Teacher Awards 2022

Are you passionate about encouraging your students to read for pleasure? The Reading for Pleasure Teacher Awards are back to recognise those teachers and schools who really make a difference! To celebrate the triumphant teachers who successfully promote children’s reading for pleasure, both within and beyond the classroom, we’re once… Read More

Cosy Winter Reads

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and nothing gets us in a more festive mood like sitting in a candle-lit room with a fluffy blanket, some hot cocoa, and a carefully selected book from our TBR pile. Allow us to share with you some of our… Read More

Egg-citing books to share together this Easter

With Easter fast approaching we have compiled a list of some of our favourite titles that will make egg-ceptional additions to your child’s Easter basket. Afterall, nothing makes a better (or less sugary) gift than a book! From adventurous egg hunts and Easter Bunny acquaintances to special stories of spring… Read More

WIN a Garmin vívofit® jr. 3

Pre-order MISSION: TOTAL RESILIENCE by author, adventurer and TV presenter, Ant Middleton from any retailer to be in with a chance of winning a Garmin vívofit® jr. 3 in either ‘Blue Stars’, ‘Lilac Floral’ or ‘Digi Camo’! All you need to do is tell us the Order Confirmation… Read More

Join Farshore’s Reading for Pleasure Book Club!

Looking for a brand-new Reading for Pleasure Book Club? Interested in bringing brilliant authors into your classroom to help you celebrate stories and nurture a love of reading in your pupils? Look no further! Farshore is home to some of the most diverse and exciting authors and illustrators in the… Read More

Stocking Fillers for Young Readers

Struggling to find the perfect gifts for the young readers in your life? From Christmassy winter-warmers with powerful messages to beautifully illustrated classics, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy in this Christmas gift guide. Cindergorilla By Gareth P. Jones, Illustrated by… Read More

Shop The Beano Collection

Beano Dennis & Gnasher: Battle for Bash Street School Can a group of ten year old mates (and one scruffy dog) really outwit the most fiendish, cunning teachers in the universe and, after millions of years, finally make school cool?! When mysterious new teachers arrive to lay down the… Read More
Image of four books from the Electric Monkey YA list: The Last Girl by Goldy Moldavsky, Gone by Michael Grant, A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson and Dark and Shallow Lies by Ginny Myers Sain

Electrifying Books for Spooky Season

A spooky reading list is as essential to Halloween as the age old traditions of rewatching Hocus Pocus for the 80th time and adding pumpkin spiced flavouring to literally everything. So, naturally, we had to sprinkle some Halloween energy onto our recommended reads for October. Discover why these thrilling… Read More

Announcing The Farshore Reading for Pleasure Teacher Award winners

The winners of The Farshore Reading for Pleasure Teacher Awards 2021, in association with the Open University and the UK Literacy Association (UKLA), have been announced, revealing how teachers have found innovative ways to inspire reading for pleasure in the classroom. Each year since its launch in 2017, the award… Read More

Spend Christmas with Thomas and his Friends!

Join Thomas and his friends for a festive adventure! In this beautifully-illustrated picture book, Thomas and Percy must work against the clock to clear the snow and deliver the presents for Christmas. Can they make it in time? AMAZON | WATERSTONES The Thomas… Read More