Reading for pleasure is not a “nice-to-have” – it has vast benefits to individuals and society. I help teachers and librarians bring those benefits to all children by sharing the fascinating evidence and promoting readaxation. For links to research and other resources on this topic, please go to Extras. For my posts on the topic, see below. Do use the search box to find specific topics.
Those of you coming to this panel event on teenage reading at 7.30pm today might like some quick links to some of the resources on
Today I’m giving the prize-giving speech at Derwent Lodge school in Kent. Before it, I’m doing a double-length workshop for Years 5 and 6, all
One of my favourite audiences is one that’s full of school librarians. Any librarians will do, tbh, but school ones are so in tune with
I write all sorts of books, fiction and “non”-fiction. 101 so far and another in the pipeline. They’re all very different, for different readers and
This is something I feel passionately about. It’s also something I know about, as the science of reading is one of my “things”. In fact,