World Book Day
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?
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
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