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Articles about Reading

Reading to kids: Quality over quantity

We have long known that reading is good for children, but research has now gone a step further and figured out how to ensure that the time we spend reading to our children is having the best possible effect on their brain development. Find out how.

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Tips for helping children learn to read

Research into reading aloud shows more than half of children are not being read to at home, leading to calls for parents to keep reading aloud to children. Dr Susan Ledger says when teaching reading, we need to understand how children read.

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Children's Books: 2018 New Releases

Find 2018 new release books for children suitable from birth to five years including picture books, bedtime books, early learning books, activity books and nonfiction. Reading and storytelling helps promote language, literacy and brain development.

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Why you should read to children

Be they recited classics or imagined tales, made up by an exuberant parent on the hop, bedtime stories - or any stories in fact - are a nurturing and essential part of every child's, learning and development. The habits that start at home are crucial.

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The Essentials – 10 top parenting tips

There are thousands of books, social media posts, blogs and websites with "must-read" information about what you could, should, should not, and absolutely must not do to bring up your children well. Try some of our favourite tips as a starting point.

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