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Getting Dads Reading To Children

Matt Haig's blog post, supporting the Booktrust campaign to get dads reading to their children....

Anyone listening to the Today programme this morning may have heard me talking about the sad fact that dads are trailing far behind their partners when it comes to reading to their kids.   The reason I was on the radio talking about this is because of research carried out for Booktrust that reveals only a staggering 13% of fathers are the main reader with their child. In response, Booktrust is launching a campaign to get more Dads involved with bedtime reading...