World Book Day

We must diversify the books taught in our classrooms
Zaahida Nabagereka

We must diversify the books taught in our classrooms

The authors, stories and characters currently available on the English Literature curriculum do not represent the rich diversity of society or the lives of young people today, writes Zaahida Nabagereka of Penguin Random House.

Libraries are a safety net, what happens when they are pulled away?
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Libraries are a safety net, what happens when they are pulled away?

Libraries provide vital services for many vulnerable people, but with Covid and lockdown-related costs eating into already thinly-stretched council budgets, hundreds more are set to be axed, writes Allie Morgan

How Pickles the dog, an England footballer and homelessness inspired new book
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How Pickles the dog, an England footballer and homelessness inspired new book

England footballer Fara Williams’ six-year spell without a secure home inspired best-selling children’s author Phil Earle’s new book out on World Book Day

Zanib Mian: ‘I didn’t see people like me in books growing up’
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Zanib Mian: ‘I didn’t see people like me in books growing up’

We must equip children with the facts to hold adults to account on climate
Opinion

We must equip children with the facts to hold adults to account on climate

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How do we stop children’s literacy falling behind after Covid?
Opinion

How do we stop children’s literacy falling behind after Covid?

World Book Day: How stories can help children escape lockdown
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World Book Day: How stories can help children escape lockdown

World Book Day: In stories, almost anything is possible
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World Book Day: In stories, almost anything is possible

Paul McNamee: We’re still on the same page. Books must be for everyone
Opinion

Paul McNamee: We’re still on the same page. Books must be for everyone

World Book Day: Sharing a story about sharing a story
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World Book Day: Sharing a story about sharing a story

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