Duchess of Cornwall new Booktrust patron

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 06/06/2011 - 08:58 Booktrust has appointed the Duchess of Cornwall as its patron, succeeding the Duke of Edinburgh who has stood down from the role. Viv Bird, chief executive of the book charity, which aims to encourage reading through literacy programmes and administering literary prizes, said: "It is excellent news that The Duchess of Cornwall has become a powerful and passionate advocate on matters relating to literacy and I know that she will be a powerful voice for us in highlighting the vital importance of reading for pleasure. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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