Reading For Pleasure.
Enjoying and engaging with a wide range of literary and non-literary texts is important in supporting children's understanding of their social and cultural environment. Reading for pleasure is to be encouraged in the new curriculum. Cambridge Primary Review Trust 2014
'Reading widely and often increases pupils' vocabulary because they encounter words they would rarely hear or use in everyday speech. Reading also feeds pupils' imagination and opens up a treasure-house of wonder and joy for curious minds.National Curriculum 2014
So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install a lovely bookshelf on the wall." – Roald Dahl
“Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.” – Margaret Fuller
"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." – Walt Disney.