The UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. Reviews of children’s books and articles about new books and children’s writers and illustrators.
Advice and resources
An organisation which promotes books and reading for children and families with age and theme linked booklists, advice and resources
Delivers reading programmes including the Summer Reading Challenge http://summerreadingchallenge.org.uk/
The Reader Organisation
An organisation which runs projects to promote reading for pleasure
United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) Reading for pleasure
Advice and discussion on children reading for pleasure, aimed mainly at teachers, but of interest to parents too
Places to visit:
Discover Children’s Story Centre Stratford, London
UK’s first hands-on creative literacy centre for children aged 0-11 years and their families, carers and teachers. A place where children and their families can enjoy playing learning and making up stories together. Bookshop and café.
Events and activities for families and schools celebrating story, shop and café
Seven Stories, Newcastle
National Centre for children’s books. Exhibitions and events for families and schools and shop
In Liverpool this will open on Feb 8 2016
Find a bookshop
A wonderful bookshop near Norfolk open to all and which provides advice and support for schools and runs annual conferences on reading for pleasure.
Training for schools
Cafes for all
An organisation which provides training for schools in setting up links with parents through a café approach to support learning through sharing books.
The Story Republic (Cornwall)
They offer workshops to schools culminating in creative performance.