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ReadAlong with RNIB! Charity calls for children in the South West to help set Guinness World Records title

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is calling for families in the South West to take part in a giant virtual reading event next month.

The charity hopes that the event will break a world record to highlight the need for more positive representations of disability in children’s literature.

To take part, families will need to read the RNIB’s reimagining of a...

University Student Launches Debut Novel: Trace This Scar

An exciting debut novel by a young writer, Trace This Scar marks a change from the tone of the first offering by Jessikah Hope Stenson.

Following on from her collection of short stories titled A Single Drop Of Perfect & Other Stories, released in February 2016, Trace This Scar is a psychological thriller with a strong crime focus.

Due for release 24th November, Trace This...

Jurys Inn brings back bedtime stories

Ahead of this year’s World Book Day (March 5), Jurys Inn Hotel Group is set to bring a complimentary children’s library to selected UK hotels, to encourage parents to keep the tradition of bedtime story-telling alive.

Recent studies have indicated that parents in the UK are spending increasingly less time reading to their children at bedtime, or skipping it all together. Additionally,...