Tagged: The Reading Agency

Why World Book Night 2016 wasn't able to include BAME authors

World Book Night project manager Rose Goddard says the event should be home to diverse books by authors from all walks of life. Read more

Reading agency launches STEM confidence scheme

The Reading Agency is to launch an initiative aiming to build confidence in studying STEM subjects among children. Read more

Summer Reading Challenge to have Wild World Heroes theme

The Reading Agency has announced this year's Summer Reading Challenge theme is the nature-focused Wild World Heroes. Read more

Quick Reads publishers donate copies in new campaign

Publishers of the new Quick Reads series will donate a copy of every book sold as part of a Reading Agency campaign. Read more

Lockdown shifts in children's reading explored by WBD

Statistics suggest that while at the start of the pandemic many children and parents embraced books, reading has now reduced in 2021, while access remains... Read more

Nicola Roberts to champion Reading Agency's mental health initiative

Girls Aloud singer and mental health campaigner Nicola Roberts is among ambassadors championing the Reading Agency’s Read, Talk, Share initiative, aiming to combat loneliness and promote... Read more

Reading Agency literacy programme backed by McNab and Parks

The Reading Agency is relaunching its Reading Ahead literacy programme on 1st February with a new digital platform, and support from authors including Andy McNab, Adele... Read more

Reading Agency gets £3.5m to tackle loneliness over winter

The Reading Agency has been given £3.5m as part of a government £7.5m funding package to tackle loneliness over the winter period. Read more

Costa and Reading Agency to give out 100,000 books for Christmas

Costa Coffee has teamed up with charity The Reading Agency to give out 100,000 books ahead of Christmas to those hardest hit by the pandemic.... Read more

Reading Agency partners with Knights Of for Winter Mini Challenge

Children's publisher Knights Of is partnering with The Reading Agency for this year's Winter Mini Challenge programme encouraging youngsters to keep up their reading during... Read more

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