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Childwise report says print reading declines in teen years

posted on 25 Jan 2017

Childwise report says print reading declines in teen years

Children aged 9-16 spend as much time reading online as reading print materials, although the number of young people reading books, comics and magazines drops in the teenage years, according to a new report.

According to ‘The Monitor 2017’ report from Childwise, which surveyed 2,000 young people in the UK, 9-16 year-olds spend half an hour reading printed materials such as books, comics and magazines every day, and half an hour reading online content like blogs, fan fiction and online magazines.

Read the full article on this link to The Bookseller