Children’s author and presenter Konnie Huq will support the National Literacy Trust’s Where’s Wally? fun run in spring 2020 in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.... Read more
Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after... Read more
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