Children’s books cherished by Londoners

The Harry Potter books are cherished by many Londoners, and no wonder why – as new research by The Works shows 5% of us remember reading one of JK Rowling’s wizarding stories as the first book they read.

The research also looked at the first books parents read to their children – a list dominated by entries from London author Julia Donaldson, with The Gruffalo coming out on top.

Paul’s been speaking to Lisa from The Works to find out more about the trends and whether the growth of smart devices is having an impact on getting children into books.

Sara Firth 2nd August 2023

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