A child who can read is not necessarily a child who DOES read.

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OECD research shows that:


“reading for pleasure is the single most important indicator of a child's future success.”


Reading improves:

  • Empathy

  • Self-identity

  • anxiety & stress

  • vocabulary & use of language

  • levels of concentration

  • Achievement 

  • Improved life-span

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Reading is a really positive way to spend time with your child, help improve their life chances and ultimately create memories that will last a lifetime. 

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