Express your interest
Recruitment for 2021/22 is now closed. In 2022/23 we will be working in the following areas: Black Country, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, Blackpool, Essex, Swindon, and Redcar and Cleveland.
If your school is located in one of the above areas and you would like to express an interest in signing up for the programme, please click on the link below.
What does World of Stories offer?
Each participating school receives for free:
400 brand new books from Puffin
From much-loved classics like Roald Dahl and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, to new voices
100 books from our partner publishers
Including from Barrington Stoke, Lantana and Knights Of.
For participants, delivered by the National Literacy Trust
Introducing schools to the power of audiobooks to reach children who struggle to read
To bring reading spaces in schools to life, including posters, bookmarks and bunting
World of Stories has made more of a difference that I could ever have imagined.
Our Library Coordinator is constantly coming to me with new ideas and has already put many of them in place. There is a long queue outside the library most lunchtimes, with children waiting to borrow or swap their choice of the fantastic books we have been given, and the student librarians are enjoying running the system.
I am so grateful that we were chosen to take part.