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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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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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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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge falls 8%

The Reading Agency has reported an 8% drop in take-up of its Summer Reading Challenge, with 699,076 children across the UK taking part in 2018's Beano-themed challenge compared to more than 760,000 last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beano inspires next year's Summer Reading Challenge

More than 760,000 children across the UK took part in the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge, with 6,550 more children talking part than in 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dermot O'Leary takes on Summer Reading Challenge

Libraries are “bracing for a book loan boom” as the Summer Reading Challenge launches this week, headed by presenter Dermot O'Leary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Participation in Summer Reading Challenge falls 4%

The number of children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge fell 4% this year, although percentage of under-4s participating rose 12%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-25 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 participation up 3.6%

The Reading Agency said that 839,622 children took part in the 2014 Summer Reading Challenge, a 3.6% increase compared to 2013. Sue Wilkinson, chief executive of The Reading Agency, said she was pleased that the numbers were up despite cuts to library services. “Library budgets are very tight... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lampard pushes Summer Reading Challenge

England footballer Frank Lampard has become a champion of The Reading  Agency’s Summer... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Summer Pages: Summer Reading Recommendations, From 6 Novelists Who Own Bookstores

The novelist Emma Straub at her store, Books Are Magic, in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-05-26 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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BookTrust to deliver 700,000 free books to schools as Time to Read campaign kicks off

BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 12:05:14 UTC ]
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Four great summer reads for technology executives

As a co-founder of a digital health startup, my daily reading list typically consists of industry news. When I have some downtime, however, I tend to lean towards books that will help me grow as a leader or run our business better. Below are four books for tech execs that are looking for advice,... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-08-21 14:09:22 UTC ]
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Look at Barack Obama's summer reading list

Former President Barack Obama's reading list includes Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead and Stephanie Land Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-16 18:20:44 UTC ]
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Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 11:40:17 UTC ]
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‘Ashenden’: the perfect late summer escape read, and a classic

W. Somerset Maugham’s 1928 novel is thought to be the first modern espionage novel. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-31 17:07:29 UTC ]
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A summer reading list for fans of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

The latest YA rom-coms include and affirm a broader range of experiences than ever before. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-23 16:05:15 UTC ]
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Moran and James make Richard and Judy Book Club summer reading list

Caitlin Moran and Peter James are among the authors on Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan's latest Book Club summer selections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-21 17:20:56 UTC ]
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