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Take an adventure with Lara and Max

Once Upon A Time...

Move over Jackanory, BBC Local Radio and Spotlight presenters have been taking part in a special storytelling series for the BBC's RaW campaign. Hear the story again on the BBC Cornwall website...

As part of the BBC's RaW campaign, BBC presenters in the southwest have become storytellers.

They have told the story of Max and Lara and their adventures in space.

Justin Leigh
Story time with Justin Leigh

The characters have been introduced to help parents and children enjoy bedtime reading together.

Max and Lara are two young space travellers who meet strange and funny friends during their adventure. The book, that is free to parents, is more than just a reading experiences. There are games to play, activities to take part in, and stickers to collect and add to the story. 

RaW is the BBC’s biggest ever campaign that aims to help adults across the UK read and write better.

RaW is for everyone (did you know there are 12 million adults in the UK who struggle with reading and writing)? However, there is a special focus on families.

Martin Bailie
Martin Bailie reads a chapter

Duncan Warren's Evening Programme has been featuring the adventures of the two young heroes of the Galaxy, with a series of guest readers.

Now you can hear the story again, and find out how you can order a free copy of 'Max and Lara's Amazing Travelling Circus'.

To meet some of the colourful characters featured in the new book, click on the link below:

To hear the five individual parts of the story, click on the links below:

To find out how you can order you free copy of the book, please call the free phone number: 0800 0150 950 or click on the link below to visit the BBC RaW website:


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