Book bench project encourages Chorley’s children to read for enjoyment

Edge Hill University has supported the hugely successful book bench project in Chorley town centre by creating a book bench trail to inspire children and their parents to start reading for pleasure. The What’s Your Story, Chorley? Festival provides literary fun for all the family and includes the book bench trail,

NSPCC partner with Ladybird to publish the charity’s first children’s book

The NSPCC have announced their partnership with Ladybird to publish the charity’s first children’s book. Pantosaurus and the power of PANTS is set to hit the shelves in July following a crowdfunding campaign last year which saw NSPCC supporters raise £46,440 to help the children’s charity with the project. Based on the

Award winning authors promote World Book Day 2021 at Alsop

The Alsop family came together with award winning authors to celebrate World Book Day. The day included video links to authors including Frank Cottrell Boyce and Joseph Delaney who shared their passion for reading and their love of Alsop High School. Students were provided with the opportunity to pause, be still

Free children’s books given away for Christmas

The multi award-winning community venture The BIG Little Library gave away brand new children’s books the week before Christmas. The campaign was held in conjunction with the Belle Vale shopping centre in Liverpool and to celebrate the end to Liverpool’s Year of Reading. The BIG Little Library is the multi award-winning community

Top author virtually visits ASFA

Year 8 students from the Academy of St Francis of Assisi virtually welcomed well-known author, Alex Wheatle, into the school recently. As traditional author visits in schools have been postponed until further noticed, the academy embraced the ‘new normal’ and virtually connected with Alex via video call. Students eagerly awaited the live call in the main hall and