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

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