Let’s celebrate our love for books! 😍
What is International Book Giving Day? It takes place on 14th February each year and aims to get books into the hands of as many children as possible. Some facts:
- Most children in developing countries do not own books.
- In the United Kingdom, one-third of children do not own books.
- In the United States, two-thirds of children living in poverty do not own books.
To support the day, you could give a book to a friend or family member, leave a book in a waiting room for children to read, or donate a used book, in good condition, to a local library, hospital or shelter. You can download book-plates from the site to include in your gift.
There are also numerous charities that work year round to give books to children. Ones I like are:
In the past I’ve
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