The Reading Agency has received backing both from the Arts Council and the Science, Technology & Facilities Council to "channel the power of reading" by bringing science skills and learning... Read more
Adam Kay has created a special Quick Reads version of his bestselling This is Going to Hurt (Picador) for the first intake of the bitesize book range... Read more
The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on... Read more
Handmaids hand out free Margaret Atwood books in this week's pictures round-up, in celebration of World Book Night.
Oxford University Press’ Fraser Hutchinson will join literacy charity the Reading Agency in April as head of publisher partnerships.
Matt Haig and Ruby Wax are some of the authors chosen by the Reading Agency and Society of Chief Librarians to celebrate its 'Reading Well... Read more
The Reading Agency is hoping to maintain participant numbers in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, the theme of which is The Beano.... Read more
Mills & Boon is partnering with the Reading Agency to celebrate the Royal Wedding.
Author Jojo Moyes has pledged to save Quick Reads from closure by funding the adult literacy programme for the next three years. ... Read more
More than 760,000 children across the UK took part in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, with 6,550 more children talking part than in 2016.