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Reading for pleasure: A research overview

By Christina Clark and Kate Rumbold | National Literacy Trust

November 2006


This paper explores reading for pleasure, its importance, and its impact on literacy

attainment and other outcomes.


It is important to note that the research described in this paper relates mostly to children. This focus has been deliberate. The National Literacy Trust is dedicated to building a literate nation and stresses the importance of reading for pleasure as one way to advance literacy attainment in children.


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