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Research shows children go to bed without reading

27Th August 2013

An article published by the Daily Telegraph today shows that time-poor parents are struggling to find time to read to their children, with nearly two-thirds of youngsters read to less than once a week. Read the full article.

Reading with children from birth is probably the single most important activity families, communities and professionals can undertake to enhance a child's future ability to read and write. The 2013 Let's Read literature review will be available later this year. To stay up to date with the progress on this piece of work sign up to the mailing list.

The 2013 Let’s Read reading tips and tools provide practical information to support families to read anywhere and anytime with children every day from birth. These reading tips and tools are available for free download here.

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