Children's Laureate Praises Booktrust Scheme

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Children's LAureate Praises Booktrust Scheme

The charity Booktrust will, from the start of the autumn term, send more than 2 million free books to primary schools and secondary schools, through their Booktime and Booked Up projects, in a bid to encourage children to read for pleasure. The free books are provided with funding from the DCSF and publishers. The books will be given out to five year olds and 11 year olds through the schools, but not as part of any curricula or educational drive. By giving children the chance to choose one free book from a list of 12, the charity hopes to encourage independent readers, who make time for reading books of their own choosing...

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