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Getting boys to read


Last year's Sats, standard assessment tests for 14-year-old school children, showed boys are falling behind in reading. Oxford University Press is launching Project X - a campaign that promises "truly boy-friendly content" - to inspire kids to read. Nicola Stanbridge visits Leesons Primary school in Orpington to see the introduction of the new books. Charlie Higson, author of the Young Bond series, and Frank Cottrell-Boyce, screenwriter and novelist, discuss how boys can be encouraged to read.

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