The first 12 books, to be published on World Book Day (with a second batch coming in the summer), include Mick Dennis's The Team: Behind the scenes of Premiership football and Richard Branson's Screw It, Let's Do It: lessons in life. Using the successful model developed by children's publishers on previous World Book Days, teachers of adult learners can get their students tokens worth pound;1 off the pound;2.99 cover price. The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education is a key player in the scheme.
Register at www.quickreads. org.uk; email firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 0116 233 0050. The site also has resources that could be used in schools with older students.