Reading in schools
Get advice on setting up a visit from an author or illustrator and encouraging a reading for pleasure culture in your school.
In this section
Teacher Deb Texeira wanted to put the love back into her primary school's library... so she devised a year of fun activities to get pupils reading! Find out how she got on.
Former Children's Laureate Lauren Child and super teacher Josey Scullard present six inspiring activities to get children to think creatively.
Get your students creating their own stories from illustrations by former Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.
Tips for schools
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Great Books Guide
Our favourite children's books from the past year, from teeny babies all the way up to 11 year olds. The right book is what a child actually wants to read – and we hope this guide inspires you to find that book.
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