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Let's talk about reading!


  • Reading support for children in schools & at home.

  • One to one & group workshops

  • Supporting parents to help children with reading.


The Book Activist promotes and supports children and young people's reading through schools, the local community and at home, throughout the South East.  The benefits and importance of reading have never been more evident. The Book Activist inspires children to encourage their development as independent and confident readers, who love reading for pleasure.  

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"The Book Activist's passion for books instils in children a delightful and enthusiastic love of reading." 


Adam Stower, author & illustrator

"The Book Activist is one of my most useful goblin minions & great at getting my other goblin minions to get reading too!” 


Jamie Thomson, author


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Events & Publicity

Reading promotion


  • Event management

  • Author visits

  • Reading Campaigns

  • Festivals & Community events


Reading support in schools


  • School library consultancy

  • Reading initiatives including whole school strategies

  • School librarian advocacy days


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New for Autumn 2016!

The Bookchat Roadshow

an event for parents and carers, to help them encourage their children's reading and writing for pleasure. Find out more.