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05Dec20113.8 million children in UK do not own a book
Our new report reveals that the number of children who do not own a book is increasing. We are responding to the findings by launching our Christmas Gift of Reading fundraising appeal.
22Aug2011The Reads and the Read-Nots
New National Literacy Trust research of 18,141 children reveals a polarised nation of young readers with one in six reporting that they don’t read a single book in a month, while one in 10 say they read more than 10 books in a month.
20Jul2011Haven to give away nearly 50,000 books
Haven Holidays has teamed up with the National Literacy Trust's Words for Life campaign to give away nearly 50,000 books to children on their 35 family holiday parks.
19Jul2011New reading project supports young carers
The National Literacy Trust has run a pilot project to improve the opportunities of young carers by encouraging them to read for pleasure.
06Jul2011Get children reading and raise funds for the National Literacy Trust with the new Where’s Wally?® fundraising pack for schools
Independent charity the National Literacy Trust and Where’s Wally?® have teamed up to launch a brand new fundraising pack for schools. The pack aims to encourage children to have fun, read more and help the National Literacy Trust.
06Jul2011Love to read with the Premier League: Be one of 1,000 schools and libraries to take part free of charge
Are your pupils more interested in football than reading? The National Literacy Trust is launching the 2011/12 Premier League Reading Stars initiative to turn football fans into reading fans.
21Jun2011National Literacy Trust calls on school students to share their passion with WWE® Superstars and Divas
Independent charity the National Literacy Trust has launched a brand new and exciting competition called Voice It! in partnership with WWE® Entertainment.
14Jun2011National Literacy Trust launches London volunteering scheme
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson today launched a new reading and literacy project to help young children (aged 3-5 years) who are struggling with their learning development.
10Jun2011National Literacy Trust urges new dads to embrace basic "TLC" rules in first three years of their baby's life
This Father’s Day, the National Literacy Trust is launching a brand new Dads section to its recently launched and highly popular www.talktoyourbaby.org.uk website, dedicated to helping new dads communicate more with their young children.
03Jun2011Writers delve into their bookshelves for the National Literacy Trust
Books donated by popular writers including Alan Bennett, Tom Stoppard and Michael Morpurgo are being auctioned to raise valuable funds for the National Literacy Trust to help transform people‟s lives through literacy.