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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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Books for a better life

Jocknus supports people fleeing war in South Sudan. He told us about what books mean for the youngest refugees.

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Eletina’s story

“Reading has made me somebody”

Eletina dreams of being an oncologist when she's older, and the brand new books in her library are helping her to achieve that dream.

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Mayol's story

Escaping civil war

Mayol is a refugee. He dreams of returning home and building peace in South Sudan - and books in his school are helping him get there.

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Edna's story

Education and activism

Following a career as a nurse-midwife, Edna turned her attention to training the next generation of healthcare professionals.

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