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Michael Morpurgo helps children to read for pleasure

By August 9, 2016Blog

Screen Shot 2016-07-06 at 16.24.17Do schools do enough to encourage children to read for pleasure? Research from Oxford University Press found that more than half of teachers believe they don’t have enough time in the curriculum to read stories to kids and talk about books. Former children’s laureate and giant of storytelling Michael Morpurgo has handpicked a selection great reads to enthral children for the Oxford University Press Treetops Greatest Stories series. Watch our film of Michael talking about the stories here.