To celebrate World Book Day on Thursday (4 March), the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is giving away thousands of books in braille and audio formats for children with vision impairment across the South West of England.
The selection of 13 titles aims to support World Book Day’s mission to give every child and young person a book of their own.
Henry the Hedgegnome fans dress up to celebrate World Book Day
Richard Heddington is a local author living in Plymstock and writes and illustrates the Henry the Hedgegnome books. With the celebration of World Book Day growing every year, there is ever more pressure on parents to dress their children as their favourite book character.
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,...
Plymouth libraries are celebrating World Book Day on Thursday 5 March with fancy dress rhymetimes for little ones and special visits for schools.
Now in its 18th year, the annual event encourages children to explore the world of books and reading and provides them with a book of their own. It is marked in more than 100 countries around the globe.
A children’s author got to see the title of his book writ large at a Plymouth secondary school when he paid a visit ahead of World Book Day.
A staircase at Stoke Damerel Community College has been decorated to resemble a giant pile of books especially to celebrate the annual event and Marcus Alexander’s latest book Blood and Fire was one of them.