NEWS

Halloween giveaways!!

ReadingZone is working with Stripes Publishing to do a special Halloween giveaway to two primary and secondary schools this month - two sets of five books of Skeleton Keys by Guy Bass and Whiteout (Red Eye) by Gabriel Dylan!!

27/10/2019Halloween giveaways!!

Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 longlists

The Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 longlists have been announced, highlighting some of the best fiction and non fiction published in the last year.

24/10/2019Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 longlists

Publisher lobbies for 'statutory storytime'

Publisher Egmont is lobbying the government to get 'statutory storytime' into the national curriculum. The campaign is supported by former children's laureate Michael Morpurgo.

23/10/2019Publisher lobbies for 'statutory storytime'

Call for investment in public libraries

CILIP and The Big Issue have joined forces to launch a new evidence-based report calling on Central Government to 'build the future' by investing in public libraries.

23/10/2019Call for investment in public libraries

Is fiction best for developing reading skills?

New research suggests that teenagers' reading skills might developed more by reading fiction than other types of reading material - including non-fiction, newspapers, magazines and comics.

23/10/2019Is fiction best for developing reading skills?

One in eight schools has no library provision

While nine in ten schools in England have a designated library space, that falls to 67% in Wales and 57% in Northern Ireland, according to research commissioned by the Great School Libraries (GSL) Campaign.

19/10/2019One in eight schools has no library provision

The Demon Headmaster returns...

A whole new generation of children will get to meet the Demon Headmaster in a new television series now airing on CBBC and BBC i-Player, and you can watch children interviewing author Gillian Cross - prior to the new television series - via the...

19/10/2019The Demon Headmaster returns...

National Poetry Day survey

The organisers of National Poetry Day want next year's event to be even better than this year - can you help with the following survey? See link, below.

11/10/2019National Poetry Day survey
 

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