Tag Archives: literature

Book trust cuts

In the last twenty four hours the government has announced that they will no longer be funding the charity Booktrust for its bookgifting schemes which promote reading by providing free books to children in England. The schemes which will lose funding are: Bookstart, under which every baby in the UK receives a free pack of […]

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I have been meaning to blog about an idea for ‘teachread’ for days. Last week I was lucky enough to run a course for Literacy consultants on the use of picture books in the Primary classrooms and found that, as usual, I had a wonderful time talking about new picture books but also moved onto discussing […]

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