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NLT launches Christmas appeal as survey reveals literacy gap

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

Gender gap in children’s reading narrows

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

Sherratt joins Literacy Project as ambassador

Crime author Mel Sherratt has become an ambassador for The Literacy Project. Read more

NLT donates 10,000 football titles to reluctant readers

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. Read more

Pictures of the week

Eric Idle signs copies of his "sortabiography" in this week's pictures round-up, while Fiona Mozley scoops the Polari First Book Prize 2018. Read more

Poetry 'more popular with children on free school meals', finds NLT

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 to give 25,000 books to schools through NLT partnership

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

PRH strikes two-year partnership with National Literacy Trust

Penguin Random House has embarked on a two-year partnership with the National Literacy Trust. Read more

News UK donates £25k to NLT

News UK has donated £25,000 to the National Literacy Trust (NLT) as well as three other charities. Read more

Newborns in Swindon to receive Steve Antony library card

All newborn children in Swindon will receive a library card, designed by illustrator Steve Antony, as part of a drive to tackle low literacy in... Read more

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