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How Much Should Children Read? World Book Day Infographic

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By Hannah Johnson

In honor of World Book Day — April 23, 2015 — the International Publishers Association has created an infographic on how reading positively affects children.

Started by UNESCO in 1995, World Book Day is “a world-wide tribute to books and authors on this date, encouraging everyone, and in particular young people, to discover the pleasure of reading and gain a renewed respect for the irreplaceable contributions of those, who have furthered the social and cultural progress of humanity.”

Want to participate in World Book Day? Follow the #WorldBookDay hashtag on social media to find out how publishers, libraries and book-lovers are celebrating books and reading.

IPA World Book Day 2015 infographic

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Hannah Johnson

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Hannah Johnson is the Publisher of Publishing Perspectives. Before joining PP in 2009, she worked as Project Manager at the German Book Office New York.