In this week's pictures round-up Klaus Flugge attends the launch of a new Elmer exhibition, while Katy Brand talks all things "Dirty Dancing" and the National... Read more
More than 74 businesses including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and WHSmith have signed the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2019.
The National Literacy Trust has donated its 100,000th free book to children in celebration of International Book Giving Day.
Children who have 60 or more books at home are five and a half times more likely to read above the level expected for their... Read more
The gender gap in the number of children who say they enjoy reading has narrowed, with boys aged 11 lagging only nine percentage points behind girls... Read more
Crime author Mel Sherratt has become an ambassador for The Literacy Project.
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) is donating 10,000 Roy of the Rovers books, recently re-published by Rebellion, to reluctant readers across the UK.
Eric Idle signs copies of his "sortabiography" in this week's pictures round-up, while Fiona Mozley scoops the Polari First Book Prize 2018.
Just under half of children and young people aged 8-18 enjoy reading or creating poetry, according to a survey from National Literacy Trust to mark... Read more
Puffin, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will give away 25,000 books to 50 primary schools as part of a new initiative with the National... Read more