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Almost one billion adults worldwide do not have basic reading and writing skills. Please join us in helping rewrite their lives by reading and sharing the story - ‘A Little Chicken Named Pong-Pong.’ It’s a fresh retelling of the classic story ‘Chicken Little’, with a twist – it has been rewritten by Wanda Steward, who has spent the last year learning to read and write for the first time.
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Rewriting Books to Rewrite Lives
Our celebrity storyteller Idris Elba reads the story Wanda wrote. Watch now.
Follow Pong-Pong along his journey with this set of fun questions to help those who are just starting their journey to literacy. Including concept check questions and comprehension tests and exercises for learners, this pack can be used by mentors, parents or teachers to help improve reading skills.
Wanda is just one of our Adult Literacy Heroes. It is a sad fact that almost one billion adults worldwide cannot read or write a simple sentence. Follow the stories of Wanda and others just like her as they share their literacy journeys with us. Give your word and celebrate the brave individuals who are taking steps to improve their lives and the lives of their children.
Read with us on October 19, 2017, to help shine a light on the importance of early literacy for EVERY child! Children with strong literacy skills are more likely to succeed in school, and a love of reading can foster a love of learning that will benefit children for years to come. This year's book selection is Quackers, by Liz Wong.