The reading brain

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.

Non-fiction and empathy

I’m speaking on a panel at Waterstones, Piccadilly  this evening, for an event about children’s non-fiction and its role in Reading for Pleasure, and I’ll

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