Every fourth child leaves primary school in Germany without sufficient reading skills, per the Börsenverein’s report on the ‘IGLU’ analysis.
The shortlist announcement for the CLPE Children’s Poetry award was streamed to schools with nominated poets on-hand.
Scholastic’s 2023 World Read Aloud Day program has a new format, in which authors from 13 countries read aloud through the Storyvoice app.
In honor of Robert Burns Night 2023, actor James Cosmo is working with Visit Scotland to promote Scottish literature.
The publishers and booksellers of Germany are calling for an urgent, coordinated ‘National Reading Plan’ to combat educational shortfalls.
The need for coherent, actionable data impacts the progress world publishing can make on its prime challenges, IPA’s Karine Pansa says.
The award for Jane Kurtz – and Iran’s Zohreh Ghaeni – will be presented at IBBY’s International Congress in Malaysia.
The ‘African Book Box’ program from Book Aid International is delivering books to 76 schools in Uganda, Ghana, and Zimbabwe.
Taking up the patronage held by the late Duke of Edinburgh, Camilla now advocates for Book Aid International’s work of providing access to books.
The French publishers’ association, SNE, is rolling out its second round of ‘Comics in the Classroom’ to promote learning and reading skills.