In my previous posts about reading, I have failed to address precisely why I value books so much. In this post, I want to address a question I have been asked many times since I started writing about this topic: why read at all?
What is something every student should learn which isn't taught in school? How to read. Sure, schools teach us how to look
Kimberley Howe's blistering thriller, The Freedom Broker, has already racked up a number of notable fans, including thriller
I read a lot. Three weeks into 2017 and I have read 14 books so far. There was a point in my life where I read 25 books per
Leading Charities Announce Creation Of New National Measurement Of Children's Reading To Include Reading For Pleasure
When this summer's SATs results revealed a sharp decline in 11-year-olds reading at the expected level for their age (from
As a working mum, the things that important to me are the things that are also important to you. Free healthcare, good education, job prospects and opportunity for our children - the rich, and the poor.
If you want to get boys reading more, try an ebook. This was the surprise finding from our study which revealed that ebooks
"Over sixty percent of the sixty million people who are regular Thriller/Suspense readers in the USA, say they are reluctant to buy a book by an author they haven't read before..." That means that approximately thirty six million people in the USA don't trust me.
Nothing does or will ever justify public library cuts and school library cuts. Library cuts are unacceptable in the twenty-first century, in a modern country like Britain, and they should simply be made unlawful!
I didn't expect to feel like this. I thought I would be celebrating his wonderful achievement - but I don't feel like celebrating. I feel like crying and so I have. A lot. I've cried at the sight of his very own toaster nestling in its box.