Reading Agency aims to maintain reading challenge numbers

The Reading Agency is hoping to maintain participant numbers in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, the theme of which is The Beano. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Reading Agency receives £120,000 to evaluate Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency is planning an evaluation of the Summer Reading Challenge after receiving an award of £120,000 from Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches challenge for teachers

The Reading Agency has launched an online reading challenge for teachers in partnership with the Open University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 04:47:32 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches A Chapter A Day challenge

The Reading Agency is challenging people to ditch their phones and rebuild their reading habits to mark World Book Night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer Reading Challenge aims for world record

The Reading Agency is hoping to set a new record for "most pledges received for a reading campaign" for this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, which launches tomorrow (11th July). The agency has teamed up with Guinness World Records for the challenge and, starting from this weekend, libraries... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Summer Reading Challenge kicks off as one in three parents say reading slips in holidays

One in three parents say regular reading with their children slips in the summer holidays, according to a Reading Agency survey ahead of this year's Summer Reading Challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-12 00:23:25 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency reveals Summer Reading fall

The number of children in the UK who took part in The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge this year was down 2.8% on last year’s figure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quick Reads joins The Reading Agency

Quick Reads is set to become one of the The Reading Agency’s programmes after the two charities have decided to work together. Cathy Rentzenbrink, project director of Quick Reads, told The Bookseller she is very excited about the partnership. “All the work we now do will have a greater impact.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency survey finds 63% of men rarely read

Men are giving up on reading books because they prefer to watch the big screen version instead, a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital offering being prepared for Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency, Libraries Connected, Arts Council England and ASCEL have confirmed they will not be able to deliver the Summer Reading Challenge in its usual physical format this year. However, they have said a "high-quality digital offer" is in the pipeline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:08:57 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Mantel maintains Most-Sold number one

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has held the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top spot for a second week, the same week the eagerly awaited title sold 95,141 copies across all print editions through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 16:43:19 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Reading Challenge for 2020 (shelftalker)

Some suggestions of what booksellers should read this year, and what they might avoid. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 13:00:01 UTC ]
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Reading Agency chosen for Times Christmas Appeal

The Reading Agency is one of three charities chosen for the Times Christmas Appeal this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 23:05:38 UTC ]
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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge up 2.6%

The Reading Agency has reported 722,731 children took part in public libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge this summer, representing a 2.64% increase on last year’s participation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 10:29:12 UTC ]
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Review: Two pros aim to make reading fun for kids in 'How to Raise a Reader'

Want your child to love reading? Two New York Times children's book editors give tips on making reading a pleasurable experience Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-30 18:10:32 UTC ]
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Amazon aims to challenge Google after acquiring Sizmek ad server

Amazon has agreed to acquire the ad server business of Sizmek, a move which will have significant implications for both marketers and Google. Although terms of the deal were not disclosed, one person whose company was also bidding on Sizmek’s ad server believes the company was seeking about $30... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-31 15:26:13 UTC ]
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Anne Sarrag to leave The Reading Agency

Anne Sarrag, head of children’s reading at The Reading Agency and founder of the Summer Reading Agency, is stepping down from her post to pursue a freelance career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hutchinson leaves OUP for Reading Agency role

Oxford University Press’ Fraser Hutchinson will join literacy charity the Reading Agency in April as head of publisher partnerships. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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