Christmas order deadline 2018

We want all your lovely personalised books to arrive in time for Christmas day. So what’s the latest you can order and still be safe? Midnight Sunday 16th December 2018. All our books will be dispatched by Thursday 18th December and delivered by Royal Mail First Class in time for their last postage cut off. […]

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Why give the gift of reading?

With more distractions and diversions than ever before, it is more difficult than ever to foster a love of reading among children. But it is a love that is worth protecting. The 2015 annual survey of the Reading Agency found that young people who enjoy reading are three times as likely to read above the […]

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How personalised books contribute to a child’s development

A personalised book gives a child the novelty of appearing in their very own story. But the actual act of reading a personalised book with an adult, and moving through a story world where the child encounters familiar names and experiences helps enormously with their language development, as evidenced in a study by Natalia Kucirkova, […]

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Give a child a book they’ll love!

In a recent lecture for the Reading Agency on the future of reading and libraries, children’s author Neil Gaiman described the importance of helping children to fall in love with reading through the provision of appropriate reading matter. He championed reading as a pleasurable activity and emphasised the importance of giving children books that they […]

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