Reading evolves

25th January 2008 at 00:00
Many children who do not consider themselves bookworms actually spend a lot of time reading, a survey has found. A third of pupils claim to be non-readers, according to the National Literacy Trust poll. But of these, two-thirds enjoy magazines and more than half regularly surf the internet. By contrast, only 53 per cent read fiction and only a quarter read non-fiction.

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