The ULTIMATE Book Week Resources (2019)


Written by Holly (Teach Starter)

Book Week – the most anticipated celebration in the school year is flying into our calendars like a superhero (that’s fast by the way). We have been inundated with member requests to create resources that fit in with the Book Week 2019 theme – Reading is My Secret Power.

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Well, you asked, and we have delivered with these radical templates and super fun activity ideas that are sure to impress your little book-loving superheroes.

Book week 2019 activities and printable templates

Teach Starter saves the day with these super easy and FUN book week activities.

To Infinity and Beyond Book Week 2019 Resources

Okay, so teachers are superheroes in our eyes! And… they’re just as busy! So, we decided to put together this quick video showing each of the awesome activities that we have available to download on the website.


Interested in one? Scroll down to get the download link!

Superhero Corner Bookmark Templates

To kick off our Book Week 2019 resource collection is our superhero-inspired corner bookmarks. Your students will love picking one of three different designs.

How to use this resource:

  • Students colour in their chosen bookmark and then cut along the outside of the template design.
  • Next, they need to fold each triangle on top of each other and paste the two triangles together (creating a pocket). Voila!

Superhero inspired corner bookmark templates

Cute Superhero-inspired Writing Task

This adorable Book Week writing template will look wonderful as a display in your classroom. Students pick the boy or girl superhero and then finish off the sentence – ‘Reading is my secret power because…’

Your students will love decorating their superhero and sticking on their cape to the back of their writing to finish.

Book week inspired writing template

Fun with Superhero Comics

Our Roll to Create resources are always a hit! So, we decided to make a Roll to Create A Superhero Comic.

Can you spot the Book Week inspired comic inclusions?

To make it easier for your students to plan out – you may like to also provide them with our Comic Strip Templates.Roll to Create a Superhero Comic

But, how will Captain Bubbles solve the mystery of the missing page in the book??

Create Your Own Superhero Character

Let your students get creative with this Roll to Create a Superhero. Students roll the dice, match the number on their dice to the number on the table and continue until they have finished drawing their very own superhero!

Will their super power be reading?

Students create their own superhero.

A Super Book Report Template

Check out the CBCA Shortlist of books and pick a selection of suitable book titles for your students. Alternatively, pick a selection of books that you believe would interest your students. Get your students to pick a book to read.

After your students have read a book, they can complete their very own book report using our Super Book Report template.

You can then cut out the templates and hang them around the classroom as bunting.

Book report template for book week.

Super-secret Code Breaker Fun

Your students will absolutely love creating their own code for their friends to break with our Super-secret Code Breaker template.

Why not get your students to use the code breaker to write down their favourite book title? They can then swap with the person next to them to break the code.

Code breaker template for kids

Classroom Posters for Book Week 2019 [FREE Download]

We have created a set of superhero-inspired posters to go with this year’s Book Week theme – Reading is My Secret Power.

Use these posters in your book corner or even in your library:

Superhero Inspired Bookmarks [FREE Download]

Along with the beautifully illustrated book week posters we also have matching bookmarks that your students will absolutely love!

Head on over to the Book Week collection of resources to browse the bookmark options.

Book week inspired bookmarks

Want more? Check out our collection of Book Week resources from other years. There are still some fantastic resources that can be used for any theme featured.

But Wait… There’s More

The cutest photo booth you ever did see. Drop by Emma’s blog to find out how to put this super easy backdrop together in your classroom or library.

Here’s a little teaser…

We hope that you’ve been inspired by some of these resources and have fun with your students! We certainly had fun creating them!

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Comments & feedback

  • Emma

    Wow, these are fantastic! I love how they are suited for all year levels. Thank you for putting all of these together.

    Comment by Emma on July 15, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      It was so much fun putting these resources together! Thanks for your kind words, Emma!

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on July 15, 2019 at 2:43 pm

  • Belinda

    These look awesome. Thank you!

    Comment by Belinda on July 17, 2019 at 4:36 pm

    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      You’re most welcome, Belinda! I hope your students enjoy them as much as we have enjoyed creating these resources.

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on July 17, 2019 at 5:54 pm

  • Cassie

    Holly! These are amazing!!! I can’t wait to use them (at school AND at home!) <3

    Comment by Cassie on July 17, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Thanks, Cassie!! How exciting for you to be back in the classroom and being able to use these resources in the classroom!! Hope you’re well.

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on July 17, 2019 at 7:20 pm

  • Annie

    Thank you so much for your hard work and fantastic ideas.
    I will be trying these out when the kids come into Library tomorrow.

    Comment by Annie on July 22, 2019 at 9:55 am

    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      You’re most welcome, Annie! We’d love to know how they go!

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on July 22, 2019 at 2:56 pm

  • Vicki Shannon

    Thank you so much for putting together such a great variety of easy to use resources! My kids will LOVE these.

    Comment by Vicki Shannon on July 22, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      Thanks for your lovely feedback, Vicki!

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on July 23, 2019 at 1:18 pm

  • Joanna Rollston

    I’m looking forward to using the book report to put up in the hall outside my classroom (along with the posters). It’s too bare at the moment.

    Comment by Joanna Rollston on July 24, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    • Holly (Teach Starter) Holly (Teach Starter)

      What a lovely idea, Joanna! Thanks so much for your comment. Enjoy Book Week!

      Official comment by Holly (Teach Starter) on July 26, 2019 at 10:57 am

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