Backlash against literacy 'hubs' announcement

The government has announced 26m investment in teaching reading and language skills, including the creation of a Centre of Excellence for Literacy Teaching and 35 literacy 'hubs' around the country, as well as further investment in phonics...

08/01/2018Backlash against literacy 'hubs' announcement

National Literacy Trust creates 'Literacy Toolkit'

The National Literacy Trust and publisher Walker Books have created a 'Literacy Toolkit' of books and resources that businesses can gift to local primary schools or community groups.

08/01/2018National Literacy Trust creates 'Literacy Toolkit'

Rundell wins Costa Children's Book

The Costa Children's Book Award has been won by Katherine Rundell for The Explorer, an adventure story set in the Amazon rainforest, published by Bloomsbury Children's Books.

08/01/2018Rundell wins Costa Children's Book

A Journey in the Book Bus, Zambia

School librarian Carol Williams joined the Book Bus in Zambia to help bring books, stories and reading to school children in the region. Here, she tells us about her Book Bus adventure.

11/12/2017A Journey in the Book Bus, Zambia

Oliver Jeffers joins ReadingZone Live

The creator of picture books How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found and Stuck joined ReadingZone Live for a special session about picture books and to talk about his new book, Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth (HarperCollins Children's...

09/12/2017Oliver Jeffers joins ReadingZone Live

Read and review some great new books!

ReadingZone has joined with publishers to offer you some fabulous new and not-yet-published books, including picture books, children's fiction and YA titles, to read this Christmas, in exchange for a review or two in the New Year!

08/12/2017Read and review some great new books!

Dinosaurium copies to give away!

As a post-Christmas treat, we have five copies of the sumptious Dinosaurium to give away, from publisher Big Picture Press. Just get in touch to be entered into the free draw!

06/12/2017Dinosaurium copies to give away!

Free School Library Packs

Sign up by 22 December for your free School Library Pack and Special School Library Pack. These free reading for pleasure programmes are available to any school in England with a year 7 (or equivalent) intake, from Booktrust.

06/12/2017Free School Library Packs

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