"I have become convinced that we should not be deferring a child's entry into Primary 1 as a matter of course or just because the parents want it." Marilyne MacLaren, Edinburgh City Council's education leader
"School library services have been decimated, but they are central to education. I cannot think of anything more important in education than to fill classrooms full of books that children can browse through." Former children's laureate Michael Rosen.