I hope that you enjoyed our Bedtime Story Zoom this week. Our stories were A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson, Not Now, Bernard by David McKee and The Owl's Lesson in the Percy the Park Keeper series. I look forward to seeing lots of you again at our next story session in July.
National Literacy Trust research shows that children who enjoy reading are three times more likely to have good mental wellbeing than children who don’t enjoy reading.
The report, based on a survey of almost 50,000 UK school children aged 8 to 18, found that:
To find out more about how reading can help us to maintain mental wellbeing, please see the PowerPoint below that I shared recently with the children during an assembly.
Here are some lists of recommended children's reading books for different ages. We hope that you enjoy sharing them with your children.