Tagged: National Literacy Trust

Pictures of the week

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

PRH, Hachette and HarperCollins sign literacy pledge

More than 74 businesses including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and WHSmith have signed the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2019. Read more

National Literacy Trust donates 100,000 books to children

The National Literacy Trust has donated its 100,000th free book to children in celebration of International Book Giving Day. Read more

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

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