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Book-Giving Charity Funding Cut Off By UK Government

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Booktrust, the independent charity set up to encourage reading, is to lose all government funding for its children's gifting programmes Bookstart, Booktime and Booked Up, in England, it was announced today. Former children's laureate Michael Rosen said that he was "absolutely appalled and utterly enraged" by the news.

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