Rocket man: Tim Peake on life, the universe and his journey into space fiction

Rocket man: Tim Peake on life, the universe and his journey into space fiction

Tim Peake is a hero to any UK boy or girl who dreams of space, and now he's branched out into children's fiction. Absolutely Education meets a real-life rocket man

Cressida Cowell on the magical powers of reading for pleasure

Cressida Cowell on the magical powers of reading for pleasure

As Waterstones Children's Laureate, Cressida Cowell champions the value of reading for the pure joy of it. She talks to Absolutely Education about her own magical childhood and the life-changing power of words on page

Author Sally Gardner on her own struggle with words and how we treat dyslexia

Author Sally Gardner on her own struggle with words and how we treat dyslexia

Author Sally Gardner has won multiple awards and sold over two million books in 22 languages – she also couldn't read until she was 14. Now she wants to talk about how we treat the one in ten with dyslexia

Hay Festival's Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages

Hay Festival’s Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages

Hay Festival's Programme for Schools, running from 24th May, offers rich pickings – and a whole host of amazing authors and creatives are there to inspire young people

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BookTrust’s top spring books for children

BookTrust is dedicated to getting children reading because they know that children who read are happier, healthier, and more creative. Here are their top books for children for spring 2020

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The benefits of reading aloud

The benefits of taking the time to read to young children and encourage the habit independently are lifelong and profound. This is why reading to young children is so important

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Nine of the best children’s books

It’s been another exciting year for children's and teen books, from established authors and rising stars alike. Lovereading4kids Reviews Editor Andrea Reece chooses 10 of the best children's books to excite readers of…