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
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.
Fifteen book businesses have signed this year’s Vision for Literacy Business Pledge, organised by the National Literacy Forum.
The vast majority of England's constituencies have “serious literacy issues”, according to charity The National Literacy Trust (NLT), following new analysis carried out by the... Read more
More than 50 businesses, including Facebook, Amazon and Experian have signed this year’s Vision for Literacy Business Pledge, orchestrated by the National Literacy Trust.... Read more
Secondary school pupils are far less interested in reading than children at primary school, with only 40% of 14-16 year-olds saying they enjoy reading compared... Read more
Print books are more popular with three to five-year-olds than reading on devices, but children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds spend more time reading on devices... Read more