Blog and stories

Ruth's story

Ruth’s light library

Ruth tells us why the library in her school, which is giving her access to both books and solar lights, is so important to her.

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Yvonne's story

Beating the odds in Kakuma Refugee Camp

Yvonne shares her story of how she used books to succeed in school, support her fellow refugees and is now hoping for a brighter future.

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Dalia's story

Flying away with books

Like many people living in West Bank, 17-year-old Dalia's life can be unpredictable. Read why she finds solace in books.

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Timothy's story

Timothy’s dreams

Timothy is a small boy with big dreams. Find out why he thinks books are going to help him achieve them.

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Francisca's story

Francisca’s future

Francisca believes that having books in her school is the key to success.

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Habiba's story

Finding peace in books

Habiba fled Afghanistan alone with her two children. Now books are helping her build a new future.

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Stories from near and far

Virginia grew up without children's books but became an author - and she believes in the power of books.

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Our new Royal Patron

We are deeply honoured to announce that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall is our new Patron.  

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