National Year of Reading monthly themes - April, Read All About It

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National Year of Reading monthly themes

There is a different theme for each month from April-December 2008 for the National Year of Reading.

April - Read all about it
May - Mind and Body
June - Reading escapes
July - Rhythm and Rhyme
August - Read the Game
September - You are what you read
October - Word of Mouth
November - Screen reads
December - Write the future

More information about the monthly themes, taken from Read More Live More magazine

You can use the text below to help promote the NYR and the monthly themes.

April - Read All About It

Welcome to the first monthly theme for the National Year of Reading!

Reading is everywhere and it’s not just about books: you can read anything, anywhere and anytime.

What do you like to read? Where do you like to read it? Give us your ideas in our discussion forum

Reading is:

newspapers, magazines, comics, graphic novels, short stories, braille, subtitles in films, text message, websites, online games, computer screens, blogs, signs, emails, audio books, podcasts, websites on your mobile, storytelling.

And you can do it anywhere:

At home, at work, on the tube, on the bus, in the park, cafes, waiting for the doctor, in bed, at the station, in the bath, in the garden, in the supermarket, in an internet café.

Try reading something different or somewhere different.

Read a book on the underground, a newspaper article online, or a short story in a magazine. Read a manga cartoon in a café. Download a podcast. Email links from online articles to friends. Read lyrics. Start up a wiki where you and others can write stories.

Join our facebook group. Start up a reading blog. Join a storytelling group.

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