children’s ebooks

How to create classrooms full of eager readers

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 25, 2015 // 1 Comment

A recent post by Jennifer Serravallo, educator and author of such works as The Reading Strategies Book, shares some insights and tips into how to foster independent reading in classrooms, and unleash children’s own curiosity and eagerness to read more widely. As Serravallo says, this can [...]

Egmont Press thinks of the trees with ethical publishing

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

I just received a paperback copy of A.A. Milne’s Now We Are Six from the UK as a late sixth birthday present for my daughter. And as well as the great original E.H. Shepard illustrations, I found a round logo from the publisher, Egmont Press, stating that the company “is committed to [...]

The Real Figures Behind Alarmist UK Children's Reading Reports

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Bookseller has just reported, in the context of its The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference currently taking place in London, some alarming figures on the reading habits – or lack of them – of children in the UK. According to The Bookseller, “‘Understanding [...]

UK Booktrust joins with Amazon "to change the culture of reading"

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

The UK’s Booktrust, a pro-literacy and children’s reading charity in existence since the 1920s, has just announced its first Booktrust Best Book Awards in partnership with Amazon Kindle 2014, which will ” seek to unearth the very best children’s books the UK has to offer, and to [...]

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