Anthony Horowitz

Kindles for kids

The minister asked me how best to get kids reading. I told him. How about a response?

‘How do we get children reading?’ the minister asked me, just a week after Michael Gove had got them reciting poetry, more or less by making it illegal for them not to. This was his number two, Nick Gibb, who had invited me to the Ministry of Education for a 40-minute chat.

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