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
Budding artists will be inspired by lots of new information, techniques, ideas and projects including thumb-print lions and a farmyard animal race.
Younger children who loved Smelly Bill’s picture book adventures might like to try this new chapter book with three short, smelly adventures! In one story, Bill’s family try and take a break from the smell by leaving him at the kennels.
Pip is enjoying playing at Posy’s house so much he forgets to use the potty... The first in a new series from the illustrator of the Gruffalo that covers toddlers’ every day experiences.
A highly interactive book that lets children imagine what friends, family and possessions they’d like from a range of illustrated options. Perfect for shy children and less keen or confident readers.
Packed with jokes, quizzes, puzzles, games, extracts from lots of favourite stories and a brand new short story from the very funny Jeremy Strong, this a great book for dipping in and out of.
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 © 2018 About us | Accessibility | Legal stuff | Competition terms and conditions