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Friends of Authorfy

Are you looking for more ways to improve writing skills, boost reading or writing for pleasure, or find out more about the latest children’s books? Here are some charities and organisations you might want to check out!

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Bookmark

Bookmark is a literacy charity giving children the reading skills and confidence they need for a fair chance in life, through our flexible, volunteer- led programme. For the children who need us, we are changing their story.

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CLPE

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) is an independent UK charity providing CPD and teaching resources for primary schools, based on extensive research and best practice.

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World Book Day

World Book Day changes lives through a love of books and shared reading. Our mission is to promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a book of their own.

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Toppsta

Set up by mum of two, Georgina Atwell, Toppsta.com has over 100,000 book reviews from children. The website is packed with book recommendations, giveaways, free school resources and more.

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The Open University RfP

The Open University Reading for Pleasure website provides a wealth of valuable research, resources and classroom practices, focused on motivating and engaging young readers.

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School Library Association

The School Library Association (SLA) works towards all schools in the UK having their own (or shared) staffed library to help all children and young people fulfil their potential.

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Reading Realm

Enter a world where stories come to life… Discover our free apps to encourage reading for pleasure, and explore our website for author interviews and teaching resources

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Pobble

Pobble supports the teaching of writing every step of the way. Motivate every child to produce their best work with high-quality resources, powerful pupil tools and a platform for global celebration.

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Peters

The UK’s leading specialist supplier of children’s books and furniture to schools and libraries.

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Mr Dilly Meets

Mr Dilly Meets is a free monthly online show, livestreamed to primary schools across the UK hosted by Mr Dilly, featuring authors, poets, illustrators, and other creatives.

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BooksForTopics

BooksForTopics supports schools in finding suitable books to enrich their curriculums and to promote reading for pleasure. The booklists on the website are sorted by age, topic or curriculum area.

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Literacy Hive

Find resources to support all aspects of the literacy curriculum, save time and help your budget go further with Literacy Hive, the open access literacy resource signposting website created specifically for teachers.

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