Our interviews with authors on what they like best about books, and their tips for encouraging your children to enjoy reading and writing. Click here.
For occasional updates on news and competitions from Words for Life add your contact details at our main site.
Follow the National Literacy Trust on: Twitter and Facebook
A ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’-style book from the ‘Clone Wars’ series. Children can choose the direction of the story and imagine themselves as a Jedi Knight. Includes links to online games.
More insights into the crazy life of Clarice Bean – the story rips along at a hectic pace, starting with a flooded bathroom! Plenty of humour, but serious issues such as friends moving on also make this a good pick for confident younger readers.
The second title in a new series featuring friends Monkey and Robot, this picture book with press out pieces is ideal for new readers. Monkey doesn't want to play, but can Robot change his mind?
The dramatic story of Lucy’s spooky house, presented in a beautifully illustrated picture book format with text and graphics aimed at older readers.
A gripping, football-themed page-turner of a detective story featuring crimefighting fan Danny Harte in his first case on the trail of a top player’s kidnapper.
Words for Life is the National Literacy Trust’s website for parents. Visit our main website for literacy news, support for schools and more information about our work. Click here.
All our downloadable activities in one place. Spot the difference, Colouring, Craft, Mazes, Wordsearches and lots more. Click here.
They're free to join and offer more than just books these days. Most local libraries offer CD and DVD rentals, rhyme time for babies, and storytime for children of all ages.
Find out more
National Literacy Trust © 2017 About us | Accessibility | Legal stuff | Competition terms and conditions