Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after... Read more
In this week's pictures round-up a fan wins a one-off gold edition of Thomas Harris' latest thriller Cari Mora, while PRH UK raise over £12k... Read more
Author and literacy advocate James Patterson is funding 'Buy A Book, Give A Book' to encourage reading in children and families from disadvantaged backgrounds through an... Read more
Print is still the preferred medium for young people but digital formats are growing in popularity amongst those who engage less with reading, according to... Read more
Puffin is looking for 80 primary schools to join the Puffin World of Stories programme, as part of a wider mission to close the creativity... Read more
Penguin and the National Literacy Trust (NLT) have created a free teaching resource based on Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming.... Read more
To help parents make more time for family bedtime stories, the National Literacy Trust has partnered with transport network Uber to launch a “mobile library” scheme... Read more
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.