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NLT and Premier League give away 25,000 books for World Book Day

The National Literacy Trust and the Premier League are teaming up to distribute nearly 25,000 books to five to 11-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds this World Book Day, Thursday (4th March).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 18:07:28 UTC ]
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Lockdown shifts in children's reading explored by WBD

Statistics suggest that while at the start of the pandemic many children and parents embraced books, reading has now reduced in 2021, while access remains a critical issue particularly for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 02:38:48 UTC ]
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Hachette partners with Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust on career toolkit

Hachette UK has created a new "Guide to Publishing toolkit" in partnership with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, to make careers in the industry more accessible to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-17 15:02:01 UTC ]
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State school children miss out on author visits, NLT report reveals

Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after a new report shows that independent schools are far more likely to have welcomed an author in the past year than state schools. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:33:29 UTC ]
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DHA sponsors children’s writing programme

David Higham Associates is giving a five-figure sum to support Little Green Pig, a creative writing programme for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brightest kids from poor backgrounds 'lose out in reading'

Some of the brightest children from disadvantaged backgrounds can have reading levels two and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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