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Celebrate the Storybarn’s Birthday this Half Term

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you. Shout…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: The Song of The Wandering Aengus by W.B. Yeats

This week's Featured Poem is The Song of The Wandering Aengus by W.B. Yeats and is brought to us by…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by heart: The Cloud of Unknowing

Today's Lines by Heart reading is brought to us by Bristol Hub Leader at The Reader, Michael Prior. Michael recites…

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Places to Go

Places to go: The Railway Children by Edith Nesbit

North West Hub Leader at The Reader, Anna McCracken takes us on today's audio adventure and reads from The Railway Children by…

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Live Streams

Live stream: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

This #TimeToTalk day, tune into our Shared Reading live stream at 7pm where we'll be reading from Little Women by…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Happy #WorldReadAloudDay! Today's reading comes from The Reader's Liverpool Hub Leader, Michelle Barrett. Michelle recommends a piece from her 'inner…

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Live Streams

Live stream: How do I love thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading How do I love thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning with PIPES…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: Daffodils by William Wordsworth

The first Featured Poem of February is Daffodils by William Wordsworth, is brought to us by The Reader's Hub Leader…

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Calderstones

10 fascinating facts about commonplace books

Here at The Reader, we are inviting you to create your own page for our Commonplace Book – a community…

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Live Streams

Live Stream: Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens with The Reader's Head of…

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Children and Young People

Reading Heroes: Looking back at 2020

In the latest update from the Reading Heroes project, Hope McGarry from the Children and Young People team takes a…

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Literature

January’s Stories and Poems – literature to lift the spirits

A new year and a new month also brings a new selection of Stories and Poems to enjoy. We know…

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