The 2018 Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is now open. Register and log in Log in to choose and record your books and give them a star rating Reading challenge rules What you need to read, number of books Book lists Books by year level, find and suggest a book Record your reading Checklists, record your reading online Dates for 2018 Find out when the challenge finishes For educators Guides for school and early childhood coordinators Join the Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge Facebook page Since the challenge began 14 years ago, more than 2.5 million students have turned the pages of nearly 45 million books. Regular reading from an early age is vital for success at school and has lifelong benefits. The challenge encourages children to read more and promotes a love of reading, supporting the Education State target to have more students reaching the highest levels of achievement in reading. Premier's message Read the Premier's message for the 2018 Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge What's on the book lists? Discover the books you can read for your age and year level. Posters, certificates and resources Find useful resources including poster, checklists and milestone certificates. Introducing the 2018 challenge illustrator James Hart is a children's book illustrator. Closing date Check the 2018 challenge dates to find out when the challenge closes. Contact us Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgPhone: (03) 9637 3624 Join us on Facebook: Victorian Premiers' Reading Challenge Facebook The Victorian Premiers’ Reading Challenge is proudly supported by Penguin Random House Australia. Read on about the Premiers' Reading Challenge Introducing our reading challenge Ambassador: Besart BerishaAs well as scoring winning goals, Melbourne Victory striker Besart Berisha is also our 2018 Premiers’ Reading Challenge Ambassador.Footy lovers – there’s a book for you Watch, play and read AFL - local children’s author Michael Wagner talks sports in books.Culturally diverse books in the Premiers' Reading ChallengeDandenong High Schools students say culturally diverse books help us understand and experience different cultures.Girls take up the Premiers' Reading ChallengeFor 13-year-old Elissa-Kate, who reads up to three books a day, reading offers fun new adventures – on and off the page.