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Our recommended reading lists

August 15, 2017

We’re passionate about helping children develop a love of reading, so to help parents find the right books we’ve put together a...

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Donald Trump, Theresa May and robots

July 13, 2017

What do Donald Trump, Theresa May and robots have in common? They were all featured in the stories for our National Young Writers’ Awards this...

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Reading for pleasure

July 7, 2017

Reading is not just something that children should do in school, it needs to be an everyday part of our lives and something we choose to do at all...

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National Young Writer of the Year announced!

June 20, 2017

Congratulations to 12-year-old David Williams from All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham who has been crowned the winner of our National Young...

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NYWA top ten finalists

Announcing the top 10 stories!

June 5, 2017

We’re excited to announce the top 10 finalists of our National Young Writers’ Awards – one of them will go on to be crowned the...

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Library books

7 reasons to love your local library

May 30, 2017

As libraries across the UK continue to close, it’s time to get to your local library to find out the wealth of benefits they can bring, before...

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National Young Writers' Awards logo

Amazing regional winners of our writing competition!

May 25, 2017

We had thousands of fantastic entries to our National Young Writers’ Awards this year, and we were so impressed by the imagination of all the...

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Let's talk phonics

Let’s talk phonics

April 24, 2017

We explain some of the phonics techniques children use when learning to read in our video guide – and how you can help your child at home! Since...

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Pandas should be saved

Our members want to save the environment!

April 18, 2017

We asked our members what they thought about the future of our planet and they believe that ‘saving the environment’ should be taught in...

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Steve Backshall

Q&A with Steve Backshall!

March 28, 2017

The judge for our National Young Writers’ Awards this year is none other than ‘Deadly 60’ author and presenter, Steve...

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