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Literacy: not a laughing matter

Literacy: not a laughing matter

Literacy: not a laughing matter, but a human one

International Literacy Day is the perfect moment to reflect on the ways we can all support reading for everyone.

8 September • 3 minute read
Summer reading: the original great escape

Summer reading: the original great escape

Summer reading: the original great escape

It’s that time of year – but the great summer getaway can sometimes feel anything but relaxing.

5 August • 2 minute read
What are we thanking teachers for?

What are we thanking teachers for?

What are we thanking teachers for?

Homework, long hours, and actually, very average holidays.

5 July • 2 minute read
Why we love bookshops

Why we love bookshops

We love bookshops. How can we show our support?

Bookshops contribute tangible benefits to local communities... so investing in them benefits us all.

16 June • 3 minute read
Reading for fun

Reading for fun

It's time to get serious about reading for fun

Growing evidence supports reading for pleasure as the best indicator of children's future success. What role do bookshops play?

6 May • 2 minute read
Acts of green

Acts of green

Acts of green

With Earth Day on 22nd April, 'acts of green' are happening across the planet. How can a small business make a difference?

30 March • 2 minute read
Now, there’s a good idea…

1 in 7 pupils said

Now, there’s a good idea…

Twitter is talking about giving books instead of greetings cards. World Book Day has been giving books to children for 25 years, with our support.

28 February • 2 minute read
Keeping it real: books and bookshops

Keeping it real: books and bookshops

Keeping it real: books and bookshops

Despite our fascination with all things digital, books and book retail are in rude health.

11 February • 2 minute read

 

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