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Bookbuzz: helping students feel excited about reading

Find out why Rachel, a secondary school librarian in West Sussex, believes in the power of BookTrust’s Bookbuzz programme to inspire reading for pleasure in students.

7 tips for keeping children reading through the summer holidays

Get top tips on avoiding the 'summer slump' from The Reader Teacher Scott Evans.

What to read after Llama Out Loud!

Finished reading Llama Out Loud by Annabelle Sami and ready for some new hilarious adventures? Here's our pick of the best books for children to read next.

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