ResearchView detailsThis report outlines children and young people's feelings about reading in early 2021, a period that coincided with the third national lockdown in the UK. ResearchView detailsOur new research into diversity in children’s literature shows that a third of children don’t see themselves in books they read
What else we know about reading
- Not reading at the expected level puts children at an increased risk of experiencing unemployment and poor health as adults. Find out more.
- Technology can provide a route into reading for traditionally reluctant less engaged readers. Find out more.
- Strong reading skills have been shown to improve children’s academic attainment across a range of subjects, including English, maths and science. Find out more.