Macmillan Children's Books and Gruffalo Explorers support the Beavers My Outdoors Challenge Activity Badge.
The Great Indoors Weekender bedtime story
Kidnap on the California Comet, by M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman. Read by Sam Sedgman.
The transcript of chapter one can be downloaded by clicking on the button below.
Our friends at Macmillan have given us up to 1,000 free audio downloads of The Highland Falcon Thief by M.G.Leonard and Sam Sedgeman, their hugely successful book in the Adventures on Trains series. Watch Sam read the first chapter of the next instalment, ‘Kidnap on the California Comet’, as part of the TGI Weekender, then get your free download using the instructions below – hurry, as they‘re limited!
The promo code is: GIWTRAINS20
1. Visit www.audiobooks.com/promo
2. Input your promo code, hit apply
3. Continue creating your free account
4. Download the audiobooks.com app
5. Login with your new account information
6. Visit My Books to start listening to your new free title
7. Existing customers can visit the My Account page on the website and scroll down to the spot that asks ‘Have a promo code?’ The book will then be added to your account.
The offer runs from Saturday 11 July at 12 noon BST – Sunday 12 July 12 noon BST.
To celebrate The Gruffalo Explorers books, fun fact-filled nature spotter guides, The Gruffalo is partnering with the Beavers My Outdoors Challenge Award to bring clever ideas and new activities to this challenge. Together we will help Beavers earn a badge that is all about nature and the beautiful great outdoors!
Badge and resources
As our partner for the Beavers My Outdoors Challenge Award, with Gruffalo Explorers everyone between 6-8 years old can now learn more about the beauty of the great outdoors! You can download the activity packs below, or use our amazing new Programme Planning Tool, by clicking on the link below the badge image on this page.
Adapt these activities to try out at home
Make Do Share
During our partnership with Gruffalo Explorers, we have created some additional resources which have featured in issues of our Partnerships Magazine, Make Do Share. You can download these resources below.
About Gruffalo Explorers
The Gruffalo Explorers Nature Trail books by Macmillan Children’s Books are compact sized activity books perfect for the Beaver age group and fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved character, The Gruffalo. They are full of great activities that are based around seeing and engaging with nature and the outside world. Find out more about the Gruffalo Explorers books here.