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