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Patterson funds literacy scheme with Penguin, Asda and NLT

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

Young people who engage less with reading prefer screens, says NLT report

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

Obama's Becoming inspires PRH and NLT teaching resource

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

Pictures of the week

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

NLT and Uber to launch mobile library scheme in London and Manchester

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

PRH, Hachette and HarperCollins sign literacy pledge

More than 74 businesses including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and WHSmith have signed the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2019. Read more

NLT donates 10,000 football titles to reluctant readers

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. Read more

Puffin to give 25,000 books to schools through NLT partnership

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

Businesses asked to buy 'literacy toolkits' for schools

The National Literacy Trust and Walker Books have created a Literacy Toolkit for businesses to donate to primary schools and community groups. Read more

'Tireless' Cowell wins Ruth Rendell Award

Cressida Cowell has won the coveted Ruth Rendell Award 2017 for her “tireless championing of literacy throughout the UK”.  Read more

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