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.
Skills Academy is the National Literacy Trust’s brand new programme for struggling Year 7 and 8 pupils, which uses football tricks to improve reading comprehension. Find out more.
Do you work in early years? Don’t miss the National Literacy Trust’s 13th Talk To Your Baby conference: London 13 March 2017. Find out more and book your place.
One of a series of well-known tales retold in colourful picture book format with fun lift-up flaps that encourage prediction and discussion. Most stories can be purchased with or without a CD.
Board book version of this enduring children’s classic. Spot is missing. Children can help Sally look for him by lifting the flaps to see if they can find him.
From an award-winning former children’s laureate, this chapter book for newly confident readers tells the funny and moving story of an angel that looks after bullied children at Nitshill Road school.
A hilarious series of books featuring Jiggy McCue and his friends. Jiggy’s adventure begins when his mum buys him a pair of underpants from hell…
Can a Celtic boy save his tribe by assassinating the Emperor Hadrian - or will the building of a wall save them both? Vivid adventure for less confident readers.
Is your child always making you laugh? Enter their hilarious jokes into the BBC Red Nose Day Comedy Classroom competition and they could be performed live on Blue Peter. Find out more
All our downloadable activities in one place. Spot the difference, Colouring, Craft, Mazes, Wordsearches and lots more. Click here.
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