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What are children reading?

Jeff Kinney (Wimpy Kid) has overtaken Roald Dahl as children's favourite author, topping the list of the books that are most popular with children aged five to 18 years, according to the new What...

06/03/2014What are children reading?

New blog focusing on dyslexic readers

Barrington Stoke, which publishers books for reluctant and dyslexic readers, has launched a thoughtful blog, 'Cracking Reading', where they will be exploring some of the issues around dyslexia and...

28/01/2014New blog focusing on dyslexic readers

Printed books hold fast in US

We're always interested in reading stats from the US as they generally show us what will be trending in the next few years. So it's good to hear that US adults are still reading printed books.

18/01/2014

Celebrating Dr Who's anniversary

To celebrate this Novemberís 50th Anniversary of Dr Who, Don Valley library held a special workshop with Dr Who author, Daniel Blythe.

24/11/2013Celebrating Dr Who's anniversary

Sally Gardner asks, why do we enjoy fairy tales?

As part of her Tinder blog tour, marking the publication of her new YA novel with Orion Books, Sally Gardner joins ReadingZone to blog about her favourite fairy tales, and the enduring appeal of...

15/11/2013Sally Gardner asks, why do we enjoy fairy tales?

Do we need the Little Rebels Award?

Fen Coles, co-director of Letterbox Library, tells us why the organisation decided to support the inaugural Little Rebels Children's Book Award. Letterbox Library now administers the award.

16/05/2013Do we need the Little Rebels Award?

Engaging children in reading

Marianne Levy, author of the Ellie May books about a young superstar, blogs about why children's books should include the world of pop culture in their stories.

02/05/2013Engaging children in reading

Alan Gibbons on the genesis of his new book, Raining Fire

Alan Gibbons has blogged for ReadingZone about how his latest book, Raining Fire, came about. Raining Fire tackles gun crime and the far-reaching consequences it can have.

15/03/2013Alan  Gibbons on the genesis of his new book, Raining Fire
 

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