Posted 8 September 2016
Our Time to Read campaign launches today, encouraging families to read together more - as research shows people are getting stuck in their 'bubbles'. The research from BookTrust reveals that...
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Posted 1 June 2016
BookTrust has partnered with popular TV presenter Angellica Bell to bring this year's National Bookstart Week title, A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea, to life in an interactive...
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Posted 9 May 2016
Bookbuzz gives every Year 7 and 8 pupil, at participating schools, a book of their own to choose and keep – and this year’s titles do not disappoint. There is...
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Posted 10 February 2016
When BookTrust asked parents what format their child prefers for reading, print books came top for both reading for pleasure and reading for education. The findings were revealed in our...
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Posted 14 January 2016
Libraries are fun - and this book is another great reason to visit one with your family in 2016. When libraries told us that families needed a little encouragement...
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Posted 17 November 2015
BookTrust is proud to work with the BBC on a year-long campaign to get people reading for pleasure. The Get Reading campaign, which starts today, will encourage the nation to...
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Posted 30 October 2015
Author and football journalist Dan Freedman inspires pupils with tales of his former career. Pupils from St Columba's College in Portaferry, De La Salle College in Downpatrick, Breda Academy and...
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Posted 29 September 2014
Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson read from her new book, The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit, to a group of school children at a library in Manchester. The library in Manchester...
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Posted 24 June 2014
Not wanting any child to miss out on the life-changing benefits that reading can bring, Book Trust, as part of National Bookstart Week, approached The Trussell Trust Foodbank network in...
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Posted 20 June 2014
'Fining parents who don't read to their children will not encourage more parents to do so,' says Viv Bird, Book Trust CEO. Responding to head of Ofsted, Sir Michael Wilshaw's...
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