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Featured Poem: To the tune ‘The River is Red’ by Ch’iu Chin

This week's Featured Poem is To the Tune 'The River is Red' by Ch'iu Chin, chosen by The Reader's Learning…

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Children and Young People

Inspire a Child, Be a Reading Hero

Reading Heroes is central to our Shared Reading Revolution. Each week, dozens of volunteers read with looked-after children; either one-to-one,…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Lucas Cavendish

This week's Featured Poem is Of Many Worlds in This World by Margaret Lucas Cavendish, chosen by The Reader's Publications…

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International

Belgium partnership strengthens the international Shared Reading movement

The Reader has partnered with Belgium-based Het Lezerscollectief to support the growth of Shared Reading in Belgium and the Netherlands.…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy

This week's Featured Poem is Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Amanda Boston.…

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Reader Story

‘It was good to have something again’

Callam was recommended to try Shared Reading by his Occupational Therapist. He has attended the group for almost a year…

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Literature

Featured Poem: The Definition of Love by Andrew Marvell

This week's Featured Poem is The Definition of Love by Andrew Marvell, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader,…

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Literature

10 reads that can help us find Time to Talk 

We share our list of novels and poems that can support mental wellbeing for #TimeToTalk Day 2020.     Time…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Fear by Vittoria Aganoor Pompili

This week's Featured Poem is Fear by Vittoria Aganoor Pompili, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Coordinator, Lisa Spurgin.…

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Shared Reading

London volunteer honoured by the Queen for services to the community

A long serving volunteer Reader Leader has been recognised in The Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.   Kate Fulton, a former media lawyer who gave…

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Literature

Featured Poem: Sonnet 44 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

This week's Featured Poem is Sonnet 44 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, chosen by The Reader's Learning and Quality Leader, Katie…

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Calderstones

Shakespeare’s Globe Comes to Calderstones

The Reader is bringing Shakespeare’s Globe on Tour to Calderstones Park, Liverpool, this June, with a programme of four outdoor…

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