Hundreds of donated books to reach the hands of disadvantaged children across London as part of project to address ‘book gap’

Beanstalk has donated hundreds of children’s books as part of an initiative run by the London Children’s Book Project which works with settings across the capital to redistribute thousands of new and gently used books to children and their families.Read more

Being a volunteer can greatly improve wellbeing and reduce social isolation

Beanstalk is urging more people to become reading helpers in 2019 to not only help transform the lives of children who struggle with reading, but also to discover how being a volunteer can positively change their own lives and significantly improve wellbeing.Read more

Gender gap in children’s reading enjoyment has narrowed, but more must be done to get all primary school children reading well

The Read On. Get On. (ROGO) coalition, of which Beanstalk is a member of, launches best practice guide to close gender gap in reading enjoyment...Read more

Celebrities, authors, reading helpers and supporters take part in #BeanstalkBeanieDay

Supporters of Beanstalk have been putting on their favourite festive beanie hats to help raise vital funds that will help continue our work supporting children across England...Read more

Give the gift of reading this Christmas with a Beanstalk Christmas gift card

A special collaboration with children's author Steve Antony will enable Beanstalk supporters to give the gift of reading this festive season...Read more

Beanstalk and Cavalry and Guards Club join forces to help promote importance of reading

Through a shared connection with Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall, Beanstalk and the Cavalry and Guards Club are working together to promote the charity's volunteering opportunities in order to help more children with reading.Read more

Michael Rosen: "It’s vital we don't gender assign sadness, soppiness, fun or anger"

Children's author and poet Michael Rosen talks to Beanstalk about its campaign to encourage more men to become reading helpers...Read more

Beanstalk BookFest 2018 is uniquely captured through graphic recording

A unique visual summary of Beanstalk BookFest 2018 captures the day's activities in a fun and engaging way for all to share.Read more

Northampton primary schools take part in Beanstalk BookFest with Pippa Goodhart

Over 90 primary school children were inspired by 'spooky tales' from the fantastic children's author Pippa Goodhart as part of Beanstalk BookFest...Read more

Over 600 primary school children take part in Beanstalk BookFest 2018

Authors, illustrators and performers have helped to make Beanstalk BookFest 2018 the biggest its ever been!Read more