I am encouraging all children in Delyn to take part in World Book Day 2019 by delving into a book from a local library or school and for parents to spend time reading to their child.

World Book Day 2019 takes place on Thursday 07 March 2019 and is the biggest campaign on the planet to offer every child and young person the opportunity to read and love books.

Sadly, studies show that reading for pleasure is in decline and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says that reading for pleasure is the single biggest indicator of a child’s future success – more than their family circumstances, more than parents’ educational background or their income. Read more “World Book Day 2019”