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The Reading Agency has hired Ben O’Donnell as head of children and young people’s reading.
The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England.
More than 760,000 children across the UK took part in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, with 6,550 more children talking part than in 2016.
Libraries are “bracing for a book loan boom” as the Summer Reading Challenge launches this week, headed by presenter Dermot O'Leary.
The number of children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge fell 4% this year, although percentage of under-4s participating rose 12%.