YOUR READING INITIATIVES

What Libraries Unlimited aims to achieve in Devon

Janet Fisher, a board member of Libraries Unlimited, tells us what are the aims of the new public mutual commissioned to run Devon County Council's Library Service of 50 libraries and four mobile...

23/05/2016What Libraries Unlimited aims to achieve in Devon

Bringing a Fantasy World to Life

Ian Johnstone, author of The Bell Between Worlds (HarperCollins), talks about how to create a believable fantasy world.

12/02/2015Bringing a Fantasy World to Life

Book festivals can inspire reading & writing

The Appledore Book Festival, which takes place each autumn, has become a key fixture in local schools' calendar, with author events recognised as giving a huge boost to pupils' enthusiasm for...

02/12/2014Book festivals can inspire reading & writing

Can we help your reluctant readers?

ReadingZone is offering to work with one librarian or teacher each term to support you in encouraging a group of reluctant readers to read more or more widely.

20/09/2014Can we help your reluctant readers?

Become a school for Wicked Young Writers!

Reading Zone has partnered with the stage musical Wicked to help you to inspire your pupils' creative talents by becoming a Wicked Young Writers' Award school! Receive exclusive writing tips from...

24/06/2013Become a school for Wicked Young Writers!

Patron of Reading

Dispirited at the idea of children being tested on their reading skills aged six, Tim Redgrave, head teacher at Ysgol Esgob Morgan in Clwyd, began to look for an alternative way to inspire children...

09/11/2012Patron of Reading

Illustrating History by Emma Dodd

Illustrator Emma Dodd talks about the challenges of illustrating historical texts - especially when the story is a graphic novel set in the Roman times. This is part of a series of articles created...

14/02/2012Illustrating History by Emma Dodd

Turning Fact into Fiction

Paul Dowswell, author of books including Sektion 20 and Powder Monkey, explains how he gets young people interested in reading historical fiction.

22/11/2011Turning Fact into Fiction
 

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