Who we are

Since autumn 2013 World Book Night has been part of The Reading Agency, a charity whose mission is to give everyone an equal chance to become a reader. To find out more about The Reading Agency's other programmes visit readingagency.org.uk.

We are very proud to work closely with our key World Book Night partner organisations

On World Book Night

I love this idea. There’s something primeval about it: to think of my story being passed on from one person to another makes me feel a connection with the earliest storytellers in their caves, or crouching around a fire on the dark savannah. The relationship between the storyteller, the story, and the audience is an ancient one that long predates things like bestseller lists and royalty statements, or even money itself. It’s really a form of enchantment. The gift idea is just as old and just as potent, and to see them combined in this brilliant and simple way is a delight. I’m very privileged to be part of it.

Philip Pullman

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