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If you want children to love reading, don’t tell them what to read

If you want children to love reading, don’t tell them what to read

7 March 2020

9:00 AM

7 March 2020

9:00 AM

A few years ago, I was surprised to open a newspaper and read that the head teacher of a London public school had decided to ban my books from his library. He described the adventures of Alex Rider, which have sold around 20  million- copies worldwide, in terms so derogatory that I have no mind to repeat them.

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