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Three very different books, but we highly recommend them all . We're proud to have Alex Wheatle as our charity's patron. Angel of Grasmere by Tom Palmer, published by Barrington Stoke, suitable for ages 9+ Review by Alison Palmer of BCiS The book centres on three children: friends...

Here are four books for children and young people that we've enjoyed recently. They are suitable for different ages, ranging from ages four to 16+. We hope they inspire reading for pleasure in schools, homes and anywhere else books are enjoyed. As ever, let us...

Book Clubs in Schools started off in primary schools with parent volunteers leading the clubs. As our own children moved to secondary school, we realised the need to promote reading for pleasure in KS3 and KS4 was enormous, so we created a programme that could...

We're writing about four books for children and young people that we've been reading this month. One of those is a picture book as excitingly we're about to launch Picture Book Club! Schools were asking how we could use our peer-led model in primary schools,...

We have three different reviewers this month sharing their children's book recommendations. We welcome guest reviews, so get in touch if you want to write about a recent favourite read. The Last Bear by Hannah Gold, suitable for ages 8+ Review by Max Abbott, age 12 April has...

Three great books, reviewed by our Director, Alison Palmer. What have you enjoyed reading recently? Kofi and the Rap Battle Summer by Jeffrey Boakye, suitable for ages 9+ Kofi is often in trouble; if only he would apply himself to school work rather than the hair-brained...