In this age people seem to be more infatuated with phones and computers rather than reading. They are more likely to begin a tv series than a book. 1,838 more words
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As a youngster at junior school, I was praised for my articulacy but was actually a slow reader and couldn’t spell for toffee. It turned out I was long-sighted and made to wear spindly Council specs with round lenses, which I hated because they pinched my nose so tightly I had ugly bruises either side. 421 more words
Last week, the World Book Day selection committee in the UK announced their titles for 2017—and they have spent this week defending them.
The event, for those who don’t know, is held yearly in the UK, and originally started as a parallel event to UNESCO’s World Book and Copyright Day, held annually on Shakespeare’s birthday (23rd April). 1,065 more words
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Pillow fights, midnight feasts, jolly hockey sticks, fierce lacrosse games and lots of drama, while some might say the Malory Towers books by Enid Blyton are outdated, girls of all ages have delighted in the series since its publication in the 1940s.