Children Reading

The Magic of Children's Books

Adele Parks | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Parks

Now it's half term and I'm really looking forward to the family snuggling up with their books on the inevitable wet afternoons. Reading is a joy, it allows the imagination to thrive: give your kid the gift of escapism this half term.

E-Readers Not Libraries 'Encouraging Children To Read'

PA | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

E-readers and tablet computers encourage youngsters to read, a survey of parents suggests. It reveals that parents believe that these gadgets help ...

Happy World Book Day 21st Century Style

Helena Gillespie | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Helena Gillespie

Happy World Book Day - I hope you find a space in your day to curl up with something good to read. But in these days of the read/write web, Kindles, ebooks and social networking, I think it's a good day to celebrate literacy of all kinds.

Parents ‘Need To Teach Children Language Skills At Home’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 04.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Nearly a third of parents do not read to their children as they believe they have little influence on their speech and language development, research ...

Children In Kazakhstan Enjoy Reading More Than British Kids

PA | Posted 05.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Children in many countries including Kazakhstan, Albania and Estonia enjoy reading more than youngsters in the UK, research has suggested. The UK w...

Lucy Sherriff

Children Snub 'Embarrassing' Books - Prefer Reading Texts And Emails Instead

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 24.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Young people prefer reading text messages and emails to books, with one in five consider reading outside of class “embarrassing”, a survey has sho...