Children ‘should read 50 books a year’, including Rosemary Sutcliff says Michael Gove

Posted by

I have just caught up with the Education Secretary’s proposition that all pupils should read 50 books a year. I am  not sure what I think about the overall proposition. I fear I do not fully read 50 books a year … But at least Michael Gove does include Rosemary Sutcliff on his list of authors to be studied by pupils of all ages ! In addition to Rosemary, he also spoke of :  JK Rowling, CS Lewis, Philip Pullman, Kenneth Grahame,  Alan Garner and Ursula Le Guin. Any views both about the proposition, and about the 50?

At the Rosemary Sutcliff Facebook page Harriet Connides is refreshingly direct and very clear what she thinks of Mr Gove and his suggestion …

Guardian Cartoon on Michael Gove's 50 book proposition

Do Leave a Response

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s