NLT report reveals decline in children reading for pleasure

The number of children and young people who read every day and the percentage of those who read for pleasure have declined, according to research carried out by the National Literacy Trust for World Book Day. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 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

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NLT report urges fathers to read with children

The National Literacy Trust is urging more fathers to get involved with their children’s reading, after a survey revealed that only a third of dads said they have the most influence over their child’s literacy development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Quick Reads report finds 27% fear reading will become 'forgotten pleasure'

Around 27% of people fear reading could become a “forgotten pleasure” according to new research commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of Galaxy Quick Reads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children's reading comprehension falls without storytime, Egmont study reveals

Children’s reading comprehension declines to half the expected rate when they do not have regular storytime, a study from Egmont has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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More than 380,000 children in UK do not own a single book, says NLT report

More than 380,000 children in the UK do not have a single book of their own, according to new research from the National Literary Trust (NLT). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Young people who engage less with reading prefer screens, says NLT report

Print is still the preferred medium for young people but digital formats are growing in popularity amongst those who engage less with reading, according to a new report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Egmont reveals drop in reading for pleasure and new sustainability measures

A study revealing a drop in children reading for pleasure and a commitment to sustainable magazine publishing were among the initiatives revealed at Egmont’s Annual Insight Presentation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Fewer pre-school children are being read to, Egmont report warns

Only 51% of pre-school children are read to on a daily basis, a “steep decline” from 69% five years ago, Egmont Publishing has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Childwise report says print reading declines in teen years

Children aged 9-16 spend as much time reading online as reading print materials, although the number of young people reading books, comics and magazines drops in the teenage years, according to a new report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gender gap widens for children reading for pleasure

The number of children who enjoy reading for pleasure has increased but the gender gap between girls and boys has widened, according to a new report from the National Literacy Trust (NLT). For this year’s ‘Children’s and Young People’s Reading’, an annual report into children’s reading habits,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children’s reading shows simultaneous rise and decline. How can that add up?

The number of youngsters reading for pleasure has declined sharply, but this sector of publishing is booming – which results in some very strange mathsAre children reading less – or more? I’m confused. If less, then what happened to the 854,262 copies of John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars that... Continue reading at The Guardian

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LIMA report reveals top children's brands

Harry Potter, The Gruffalo, and Horrid Henry are the top book brands for children, according to a report commissioned by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA). The report—released at the Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) exhibition, held in London last week—found that books were... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Children reading more on screen than print, NLT finds

The growth in children’s digital reading is an “opportunity for publishers rather... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Survey: Squeeze on children's reading for pleasure

Parents struggle to create time to read at home and view reading largely as a skill rather than... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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GfK MRI Spring 2012 Report Reveals a 1.7 Percent Decline in Print Readership

GfK MRI's latest Survey of the American Consumer reveals an unsurprising drop-off in print readership, along with a glimmer of hope from digital editions. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’

Devised as a highly participatory hub of more than 2,500 events, the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival opens in the coming UNESCO World Book Capital. The post Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scholastic’s New ‘Kids & Family Reading’ Report: Reading Aloud Is Up

Scholastic's biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often. The post Scholastic’s New ‘Kids & Family Reading’ Report: Reading Aloud Is Up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hachette Children’s Group to promote children’s reading in adult titles

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) will next year publish a page in adult titles from The Orion Publishing Group asking the reader to encourage children to read. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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

Located in Beijing’s central business district, the two-story Juvenile & Children Reading Experience Wonderland is a full-fledged subsidiary of China Children’s Press & Publication Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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