Children across Wiltshire have extra reasons to get lost in a book this summer, as they take on a Mythical Maze-themed reading challenge.

The county’s libraries are taking part in the challenge, organised by national charity The Reading Agency, to encourage youngsters to get into reading.

Every child who completes the challenge by reading six books from their local library will get a certificate, and the chance to collect rewards and prizes from a specially-commissioned leaflet.

Anne Sarrag, Summer Reading Challenge director for The Reading Agency, said: “Mythical Maze is all free fun. Pop down to your local library and find out more about what's happening locally, and help your children discover a love of stories this summer whilst they maintain and develop their reading skills over the summer holidays. ”

For details of libraries taking part in the scheme, see www.summerreadingchallenge.