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
Research has revealed that children who enjoy writing outside of school are seven times more likely to write above the expected level for their age... Read more
Children’s love of reading is at an all-time high according to a survey of more than 42,000 pupils.
The National Literacy Trust has published a report promoting the link between literacy and health. The report, Understanding the role of literacy in public... Read more
The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Bloomsbury have teamed up to launch a poetry prize. The Poetry Prize 2015 is open to poems... Read more
Bloomsbury and the National Literacy Trust have shortlisted six writers for a competition to find unpublished children’s authors. Bloomsbury received 400 entries to this year’s... Read more