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There is a growing body of evidence which illustrates the importance of reading for pleasure for both educational purposes as well as personal development. It suggests that there is a positive relationship between reading frequency, reading enjoyment and attainment. Reading enjoyment has also been reported as more important for children’s educational success than their family’s socio-economic status, and has positive, emotional and social consequences.

http://www.worldbookday.com/