In one of the last talks yesterday in the Children’s Hub, delegates from Read for My School discussed the results of this year’s competition: more kids are reading online (especially boys), and (if I remember right) 77% of kids surveyed want to access the competition on tablets. Are kids shifting to tablet reading faster than we’d thought? #lbf14
Update to yesterday’s post on the representation of women in sci-fi and fantasy:
The leaflet found in Waterstones in 2012 was made in 2007. But still. As it was still going round in 2012, and the promo tables still show this gender imbalance…that’s a strike against Waterstones in my book.