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
Penguin Random House has embarked on a two-year partnership with the National Literacy Trust.
News UK has donated £25,000 to the National Literacy Trust (NLT) as well as three other charities.
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