Literacy Resources

Book Trust - an independent UK-wide charity dedicated to encouraging people of all ages and cultures to enjoy books

British Library - an exciting programme of activities, resources and workshops for learners of all ages

Epic - award-winning e-learning services and debates with leading thinkers in learning technologies

Immersive Education - an award-winning specialist educational software publisher

Literacy Trust- a charity which seeks to transform lives through literacy

National Geographic Kids Magazine

Parents in Touch - the education and information site for parents (holiday activities, etc.)

Readathon - inspire children to read and encourage their success

Resource Shelf - valuable resources information professionals, journalists and educators

Royal Horticultural Society - great gardening activities for children

Seven Stories, The Centre for Children's Books - the first museum in the UK wholly dedicated to the art of children's books

TES Connect - a social forum for the UK teaching community to share ideas, resources and views outside of the classroom

The Free Word Centre - for constructive debate on literature, literacy and free expression

The Literacy Club - instant activities for children aged 5-11 and resources for all those involved in their literacy development

UNESCO - 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report

Recommended Reading for Children

The Guardian - recommendations on building a children's library

Junior Parenting Magazine
- top 100 children's books

Literacy Trust - great book lists and online reading communities for children and young people

Love Reading 4 Kids - the ultimate children's online bookstore

New York Times - reviews of children's books

Inspirational Literacy Promoters

Tommy Donbavand - Best-selling author of Scream Street comedy horror series (Walker Press, UK / Candlewick Press, U.S.)