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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Children's Books in China 2017: Juvenile & Children Reading Experience Wonderland: A New Business Model

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Children's market explored at New York Children’s Book Summit

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15 Must-Read September Children’s Book Releases

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Colin Kaepernick's new children's book will explore the beauty of being 'different'

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Bloomsbury profits jump as ‘joy of reading rediscovered’ in lockdown

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Reading Mecha Manga in Lockdown

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Lockdown reading: the lowdown

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Reading is Magic Festival expands free access in lockdown

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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

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Lockdown's online shift fuelling 'crazy' market for big name authors, Redmayne says

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