Tagged: National Literacy Trust

Page's band to play NLT fundraiser

Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page and his band Shabby Road will headline a gig, celebrating The Beatles, to raise money for the National Literacy Trust.... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features James Patterson at the Theakston Old Peculiar Crime Writing Festival and the premiere of the new Horrible Histories movie.... Read more

State school children miss out on author visits, NLT report reveals

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

Pictures of the week

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

Patterson funds literacy scheme with Penguin, Asda and NLT

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

Young people who engage less with reading prefer screens, says NLT report

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 on hunt for 80 new schools to join World of Stories programme

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

Obama's Becoming inspires PRH and NLT teaching resource

Penguin and the National Literacy Trust (NLT) have created a free teaching resource based on Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming.... Read more

NLT and Uber to launch mobile library scheme in London and Manchester

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

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

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