Educational experts all agree that giving children the skills they need to read, and then encouraging them to read more widely and for pleasure is crucial to improving standards of literacy in our young people and their overall educational achievement.


There are a number of websites available online to help parents/carers encourage their children to read for pleasure, giving lots of advice, ideas and free resources.


Click on the links below for book recommendations for all ages, tips on encouraging your children to read and sharing books with children:-.



There are also lots of places to visit to help encourage children to read.


To find your local Library: 

  • St. Mark's Catholic Primary School
  • Fir Avenue, Halewood, L26 0XR, United Kingdom
  • Tel: 0151-288-8910
  • St. Mark's Halewood