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World Book Night 23 April

World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23 April every year. Books are given out across the UK with a focus on reaching those who don’t regularly read, and are gifted through organisations including prisons, libraries, colleges, hospitals, care homes and homeless shelters, as well as by passionate individuals who give out their own books within their communities.

World Book Night is run by The Reading Agency, a national charity that inspires people to become confident and enthusiastic readers.

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News

Research reveals 35 million Brits are paralysed by 'book-block'

Our new research, commissioned to mark World Book Night (23 April) shows that many of us think you should never give ... read more »

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Impact

World Book Night 2018 builds on previous success

World Book Night is an annual celebration of reading and books that takes place on 23 April. In 2018, the programme’s... read more »

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Resources

World Book Night 2018 Programme Review

World Book Night 2018 saw thousands of books being handed out to non-readers with events taking place across the coun... read more »

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