10/19/2012 02:20 pm ET

Parents 'Shun Bedtime Reading' In Favor Of TV

One-in-six mothers and fathers admit that they never read to their children before bedtime and a third share a book no more than once a week, figures show.

A study commissioned by the publisher Pearson found that pupils aged 11 and under now spent three times as long “on screen” as they do buried in a book.

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