Halloween is upon us and we’re indulging in some frightful reads with a look back at some of literature’s scariest characters. Reader Volunteer David has been finding out which characters still gives Reader staff the shivers.
It’s going to be a busy Roald Dahl Day for us here at The Reader as we have quite a few exciting special events on the cards but of course we’ll be making time to read some of the great man’s works too!
National Literacy Trust, Walker Books and Facebook team up with author Anthony Horowitz to inspire reading for pleasure among children leaving primary school.
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.
We went on a bear hunt! And what a beautiful day it was!
This week we have a wonderful Reader Story from Reader in Residence Laragh behind our Featured Poem, What if you Slept? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
As Angela McMillan, co-editor of The Reader magazine, turns her attention to her reading list for the year ahead, we ask what she loved in 2016.
A fresh start, a new reading list? Our Reader team tells us their reading resolutions for 2017.
As Patrick Ness’ A Monster Calls hits the big screen on New Year’s Day, our patron Frank Cottrell Boyce explores the interesting story behind the novel.
Here at The Reader HQ in Calderstones we’ve been combining the beauty of the park with the benefits of Shared Reading on our Story Explorers adventures for families.