The Joy Book Club donates to Bark and Read

Bark and Read

The Joy Book Club, a subscription box book club, has donated money to the Bark and Read foundation after it nominated them as their chosen charity for their ‘Read Books, Do Good’ initiative. Every two months, The Joy Book Club customers receive a box with a book and few gifts themed around that month’s particular book. As part of this, they nominate a book-related charity and donate £1 from every box sold to said charity. For the months of April and May The Joy Book Club sold a total of 28 boxes. The… Read More

Children’s Authors Join Forces With Dogs To Boost Child Literacy

Bark and Read Foundation

We all love our four legged friends and the latest news that dogs are changing the face of education in a bid to boost literacy comes as popular children’s authors, Anna Wilson, Andrew Cope and Viviane Schwarz have pledged their support for children reading to dogs in a bid to boost literacy and improve children’s self-confidence. The authors have pledged their support to the Kennel Club’s Bark and Read Foundation to coincide with National Storytelling Week, taking place this week. Organised by the Society for Storytelling, National Storytelling Week (Saturday February 1st… Read More

Meet Olly Murs…

In July 2010 this was Olly. He was taken in by a rescue with six other puppies and his mum and dad who were in a dreadful state. He was eight weeks old but looked more like four weeks as he was so thin. All the puppies were all smelly, emaciated, riddled with worms and covered in fleas so bathing, worming and flea treatments all round was a must. At this stage it really was touch and go with Olly and one of his sisters whether they would make it or not… Read More