Jacqueline Wilson celebrates World Book Day in this week's pictures round-up, while a new branch of Blackwell's opens in Manchester and the Women's Prize for... Read more
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
More than 74 businesses including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and WHSmith have signed the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2019.
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.
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
The National Literacy Trust and Walker Books have created a Literacy Toolkit for businesses to donate to primary schools and community groups.
Cressida Cowell has won the coveted Ruth Rendell Award 2017 for her “tireless championing of literacy throughout the UK”.
Cressida Cowell has called the closure of school libraries a “social mobility time-bomb” as it is revealed that one in eight disadvantaged children in the... Read more
The National Literacy Trust and Bloomsbury Publishing have announced the winners of the Short Story Prize, which revealed “brilliant new children’s writing talent”.... Read more
Authors have asked whether the novel will exist in the future when competing against new entertainment trends such as online streaming and television box sets.... Read more