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Puffin Virtual Visits

Real-life authors and illustrators will be streaming LIVE straight into classrooms around the country each term, to inspire a lifelong love of reading for your pupils

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Queen Camilla and authors with staff and pupils from school

Her Majesty Queen Camilla launches National Literacy Trust Coronation Library initiative

Pupils and teachers at Shirehampton Primary School in Bristol welcomed Her Majesty Queen Camilla today, Thursday 18 May 2023.

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World of Stories 2023/24: applications now open!

World of Stories 2023/24: applications now open!

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Bookshelf organisation ideas from TikTok's best hacks

From TBR carts to... guttering, TikTok is brimming with eccentric and brilliant ways to display your books.

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Create a reading retreat in 5 easy steps

Looking for a low-cost holiday to help you get through your pile of books? A reading retreat might just be the mini-break you need.

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Parents and carers spending less on books as cost-of-living crisis impacts families across Britain

New research reveals the impact that the cost-of-living crisis is having on children’s access to books and the vital role that school libraries are playing.

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7 ways to celebrate World Book Day 2023

Are you ready for World Book Day? To make sure you celebrate in style, we've put together some fun activities for you to all enjoy together.

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9 books about mindfulness and big feelings for kids

We’ve picked out a selection of books that touch on different ways to practice mindfulness and healthy coping mechanisms for those big emotions.

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We announce the shortlist for the 2022 Ruth Rendell Award

We are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the 2022 Ruth Rendell Award. Each of these seven writers has gone above and beyond to support literacy development in the UK over the past year.

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One in seven state primary schools does not have a designated library space

One in seven state primary schools does not have a designated library space and over three-quarters of a million children in the UK do not have access to books.

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Libraries Week 3 -9 October 2022: New poll reveals parental support for primary school libraries

This Libraries Week, we have been working with national charity Parentkind on a poll to determine parents’ views on their children’s primary school library provision and their involvement in it.

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Primary School Library Alliance ambassadors for 2022/23 announced

Puffin, the children's imprint of Penguin Random House and National Literacy Trust partner, today announced the inaugural cohort of ambassadors for the Primary School Library Alliance (the Alliance).

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