Reading Aloud Week (Voorleesweek)

Reading Aloud Week is an annual event, held each November, to encourage reading to young children, whether at nursery, in the library or at home. The program focuses on children of nursery and pre-school age, yet, the joy of being Read More …

Authors Live (Scotland)

165,000 young people watched Authors Live in 2015/16 – our series of world-class author events produced in partnership with BBC Scotland Learning and broadcast live online. Authors featured have included Michael Morpurgo, Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell, Malorie Blackman, Patrick Ness Read More …

Reading is Good for Health (Portugal)

Reading is Good for Health involves doctors and nurses working in health centres and paediatric hospitals in reading counselling of families with children from six months to six years. It has been launched with the sponsorship of the High Commissioner Read More …

Bookstart – Boekstart (Belgium)

Bookstart aims to give young families a love for reading and books by providing free book packages to babies aged six months and older. This project runs in collaboration with the national health agency Kind en Gezin (Child and Family), Read More …

Book searcher – Boekenzoeker (Belgium)

The Book Searcher is a website where readers between the ages of 0 and 18 find reading suggestions that suit their frame of mind or interests. The site is a joint venture between the Nederlandse Taalunie and Stichting Lezen. This Read More …

Book Start: Books for Babies (Switzerland)

Rhymes, verses, word games and colorful picture books – these not only make the early years fun for children, but also form the bulk of language development. Supporting the development of language in early childhood is the goal of projects Read More …

Book Week Scotland

Book Week Scotland is a week-long celebration of books and reading that takes place in every community in Scotland in November each year. During Book Week, people of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community Read More …