#bookgivingday in South Africa – a Guest Post

se7en, a mum of 7 children living in Cape Town, South Africa has been an active participant in #bookgivingday since its conception.  6 libraries. Yes, 6! libraries have been created thanks to her tireless efforts at this time of year. This is her story... We are so excited that International Book Giving Day will be …

Are you ready?

Generous people across the globe are gearing up for next Tuesday, #bookgivingday Your stories are beginning to flood in, and we are overwhelmed - as always - by your wonderful stories of book giving. Megan Daley (Children's Book Daily), a most wonderful School Librarian in Queensland, Australia, has made sure her library is ready. Doesn't …

Spotlight On: The Book Bus

by David M. Gordon, Director of The Book Bus Foundation The Book Bus aims to improve child literacy rates in Africa, Asia and South America by providing children with books and the inspiration to read them. One in six adults around the world have come through childhood unable to read and write, a situation mainly …

How to Organise a Storytelling Session

By Alice König, Book Aid International Community Ambassador Alice König volunteers for Book Aid International as a community ambassador. As a community ambassador, König raises money for Book Aid International and promotes reading in her community. König became a community ambassador because she believes in the importance of Book Aid International's work: "Books, literacy and education …