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Reading is as nice as pie: Liverpool Schools Evaluation Results

Written by The Reader, 12th December 2011

Last week, we heard the worrying statistic that 1 in 3 children in the UK do not own a book. Though the news is concerning, The Reader Organisation knows that if children find a way into reading, their love for books will flourish.

Our recent evaluation into Get Into Reading in Liverpool schools has brought forth some wonderful results which show that shared reading has a significant impact on children, boosting their enthusiasm for books. A staggering 98% of children said that they enjoyed shared reading sessions - very encouraging for bolstering a passion for reading amongst kids.

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