The Reader 66

My oh my have we got a cracking magazine for you this quarter! The summer edition is out now, jam-packed with fantastic new writing, powerful personal essays and all the latest Reader thinking.

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Nick Sharratt’s fun and games on Liverpool Schools Tour

The Reader were thrilled to welcome Nick Sharratt to Liverpool on the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour. Natalie, Neil and Laragh joined the fun at Stockton Wood Primary School.

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Find a Christmas gift for all at The Reader

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There’s no hiding from it anymore, Christmas is coming. But don’t panic, we’ve got bookish gifts all wrapped up!

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We’re Going On a Bear Hunt with The Storybarn!

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The Storybarn bring Michael Rosen’s interactive experience Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake & Bad Things to the heart of Liverpool.

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The Big Give: Christmas Challenge Blind Auction

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As part of our Christmas Challenge fundraising we’re auctioning off a rare Christmas read by Russell Hoban. Find out how to get you hands on this little-known Christmas classic!

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“What is your idea of perfect happiness?’ : David Bowie’s Reading List

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Inspired by Frank Cottrell-Boyce’s lecture on David Bowie’s Reading List, Lauren reflects on the joy to be found in books, music and Shared Reading. 
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Recommended Reads: Five Frightful Stories this Halloween

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On this Hallowed Eve we thought we’d get into the spooky spirits with a few frightful recommended reads…

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The Hidden Treasure within Liverpool Central Library

panoramicWith Liverpool Literary Festival soon approaching, our Intern Lauren thought she’d get herself into the bibliophile festive spirit and take her first ever trip to Liverpool Central Library… and what a lovely morning it truly was.

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Recommended Reads: Poetry and Dementia

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Continuing on from yesterday’s focus on dementia for World Alzheimer’s Day, we look at some of the poems which work well in Shared Reading groups.

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