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 rib-tickling selection of silly poems by a range of old and new poets that children will enjoy dipping in and out of.
Find out how ordinary 10-year old Ben Tennyson becomes a super hero in this tie-in to the popular TV series Ben 10. A bright, comic-style chapter book full of alien adventures, quizzes and puzzles.
This simple yet effective board book features bright illustrations and die-cut holes so children can say 'Peepo!' to all the animals, and finally to themselves in the mirror on the last page.
Children with visual or learning difficulties may enjoy the extra level of interaction offered by this series of highly-textured books.
With short chapters, a pacey style and plenty of magic and adventure, the Beast Quest series is ideal for keen and confident readers. In this title, Adam must defeat the terrifying Ice Dragon.
Leading children’s and adults’ authors are exclusively offering the chance to become a character in a future book for the National Literacy Trust’s On The Shelf auction, which is now open for bids.
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