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Booktrust Stories Tour recognised as good practice by Ofsted

Alongside a Nursery World Award nomination, the Booktrust Stories Tour has also been recognised on the Ofsted website as an example of good practice. The Stories Tour case study was...

Valentine Joe: telling the story of the short life of a real person

Rebecca Stevens, author of Valentine Joe, blogs about Valentine Joe Strudwick, her grandfather's own experiences of World War I, and using a real person to inspire the events of a...

Disability Awareness Day: how children's books can 'up the ante'

For over ten years now, Disability Awareness Day has taken place every July (this year it's on 13 July) and involved local authorities and charities across the UK in sharing...

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1.4 million Bookstart packs of books were gifted to babies, toddlers and preschoolers in 2013-14