I was recently struck by these words in a picture book: “In some families everyone has a job… and some just can’t get a job... Read more
Bradford Literature Festival has revealed it is expecting around 18,000 more people to attend than last year.
Children’s love of reading is at an all-time high according to a survey of more than 42,000 pupils.
Finland has been named the world’s most literate nation - 16 places ahead of the UK - according to new research.
The National Literacy Trust has published a report promoting the link between literacy and health. The report, Understanding the role of literacy in public... Read more
At Book Expo America in New York today (Friday 29th May), Hachette Book Group c.e.o. Michael Pietsch, Little, Brown publisher Reagan Arthur, and bestselling author... Read more
Oxford University Press has chosen hashtag as its ‘children’s word of the year’ because of its significant use in the 500 Words 2015 competition. The... Read more
Literacy charity has promoted Ginny Lunn, former director of programme development, partnerships and policy, to the position of c.e.o. Lunn will take up her new... Read more
The number of children who enjoy reading for pleasure has increased but the gender gap between girls and boys has widened, according to a new... Read more
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has partnered with Boots Opticians with the aim of improving the literacy of the UK’s most disadvantaged children. The partnership,... Read more