World Book Day

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

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’

“The impact is feeling like your stories aren’t interesting enough to be in books, or that you’re not understood in the world you’re in.”

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

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

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

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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
Books

World Book Day: Sharing a story about sharing a story

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