Read and Soar

Yomi Akinpelu launches new book ‘Read and Soar’ to encourage reading; highlight its benefits and life transforming qualities – her contribution to the 2008 National Year of Reading.

About this book
‘Read & Soar’ is about the many benefits and joys of reading for adults and kids and how to get children to enjoy reading from an early age so they can achieve more at school. Research shows that a love of reading is more important for a child’s educational success than their family’s wealth or class. Between the covers of a book exists a sort of paradise, reading is able catapult you from your daily existence to a different world in the twinkling of an eye… Where will your reading adventure take you?

A Review by Delyth Humphreys, National Year of Reading 2008 Wales Coordinator
‘A truly inspirational book, full of very quotable quotes about books and reading. Very readable, it makes an ideal handbook for parents, with hints and tips on how to motivate children to read. It also considers ways in which reading empowers the individual and the benefits of reading to health and wellbeing. A treasure chest of ideas for those working with children and young people, it will ring many bells with professionals who seek to promote reading in all its aspects.’

Find out more: Read and Soar

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