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
An impressive model kit including fantastic features such as pop-up ghosts, spooky picture frames and skeletons. Glue, scissors and a bit of work should result in a masterpiece!
The first of 6 books in the action-packed Alex Rider series. When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, 14-year-old Alex becomes a teenage spy.
A graphic novel adaptation of the 2009 film version of Kate di Camillo’s wonderful tale of the adventures of a brave and curious mouse.
A gently humourous book with quirky illustrations tells the story of lovable mammoth siblings Oscar and Arabella’s first day at The Mammoth Academy.
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.
Comic books can be a great way of interesting children who aren’t enthusiastic readers. Use the power of comics to boost literacy with these fun activities. 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