Reading aloud to children: the evidence posted on 12 Nov 2015
Research Gate have showcased this piece of research...
Reading Between the Lines: the Benefits of Reading for Pleasure posted on 07 Nov 2015
This study explored the emotional, social and psychological benefits to adults of regular reading for pleasure
ENRICHING READING FOR PLEASURE: THE CILIP CARNEGIE AND KATE GREENAWAY SHADOWING SCHEME RESEARCH posted on 29 Oct 2015
In 2011 CILIP commissioned a project to investigate the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Shadowing Scheme.
Practitioners need to ensure children experience a full range of books posted on 16 Oct 2015
Practitioners need to ensure children experience a full range of books
Why Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the Harry Potter series are ‘classic’ children’s books posted on 06 Sep 2015
This paper discusses what is meant by a ‘classic ‘ book with reference to several writers...
Shaping attitudes: How literature influences perceptions of disability posted on 02 Sep 2015
This essay discusses the examples of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night time; The Fault in our Stars and several picture books
How can a Holiday Book Club contribute to children’s reading for pleasure? posted on 02 Sep 2015
This fascinating student dissertation tells the story of how her two children enjoyed reading books as a result of attending the Newman Holiday Book Club
How children's fiction helps to uphold gender stereotypes - especially within the family unit posted on 04 Aug 2015
How children’s fiction helps to uphold gender stereotypes, especially within the family unit This paper looks at...
Families of prisoners in children's literature posted on 04 Aug 2015
Families of prisoners in children’s literature Children’s literature has a part to play in helping to transmit and shape dominant social attitudes ...
Paranoic Customers and Dead Blue-Bottles : Why George Orwell was wrong about second hand bookshops posted on 14 Jul 2015
At a conference entitled Resurrecting The Book at the (then) new public library in Birmingham in 2013