A To Z Bookish Survey

A few weeks ago I picked up on a meme that brilliant book blogger Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner was running. As always I’m a little late to get my entry in but here we go with my A-Z of reading survey….

Almost 4 million British children don’t own a book

Of all the news stories I’ve read recently, this is undoubtedly the most depressing. According to a survey by the National Literacy Trust almost 4 million children in Britain do not own a book. This represents almost one third of the kids in the UK, a massive rise from one in ten in 2005. I find this really quite upsetting, I think back to my own childhood and how many books I had and the magical lands that they took me to…