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

Beanstalk launches national campaign to encourage more men to volunteer as reading helpers

Beanstalk is launching #BeanstalkMensMonth to highlight some of its fantastic male reading helpers and to inspire others to help support children to read.Read more

Beanstalk BookFest 2018 arrives in Norwich

Over 100 children from across seven Norfolk and Suffolk primary schools have taken part in Beanstalk BookFest 2018!Read more

Volunteer celebrates a decade of helping children to read

Lesley Matthews recently celebrated 10 years of volunteering with Beanstalk. Over 30 children have been supported by Lesley within this time.Read more

Children's author Steve Antony kicks off Beanstalk BookFest 2018 in Swindon

Children’s author and illustrator and Beanstalk supporter Steve Antony visited a primary school in his hometown of Swindon this week to kick off Beanstalk BookFest 2018 which runs over the next few weeks.Read more

Mayor visits St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School to mark one year of Beanstalk in Swindon

The Mayor of Swindon, Councillor Junab Ali, has visited Beanstalk's first school in Swindon to mark one year of Beanstalk working to support children with readingRead more

Culcheth Community Primary School first in Warrington to welcome Beanstalk reading helpers

Culcheth Community Primary School has become the first school in Warrington to introduce Beanstalk volunteers to visit the school twice a week to support children one-to-one with reading.Read more