Welcome to Read for Good's blog.

Here you'll find a treasure chest of ideas, musings and inspiration from some of the people who experience Read for Good: from schools running our Readathon, to children in hospital discovering our books and storytellers.

If you'd like to blog for Read for Good, please email jo@readforgood.org.

Happy reading!

To mark our BBC Radio 4 Appeal, we talk to Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Storyteller and Hospital Teacher about the importance of books and stories for long-term patient, William, and his mum, Hannah.

Mike O'Leary Storyteller

It’s easy to think that storytelling is just what the word says: telling a story. But since working at Read … Read More

Lu Fraser, author of the award winning The Littlest Yak, encourages you to turn left when looking for your literary love!

Author Lu Fraser

Read for Good champions every bookish thing that matters to me and, far more importantly, every bookish thing that matters to thousands of children around the UK. Their Readathon is an ingenious way of encouraging a genuine love of books whilst simultaneously funding school libraries AND bringing light to children in hospital at some of their most difficult times. Read for Good changes lives in the most wonderful way.