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Hyndburn MP supports bookshop campaign
5:13pm Friday 6th September 2013 in News
HYNDBURN MP Graham Jones is supporting a campaign to promote local bookshops.
Books Are My Bag will launch on Saturday, September 14 and aims to raise awareness of and engagement with local bookshops.
The collaboration between publishers, bookshops and authors is the biggest ever promotion of bookshops.
Mr Jones said: “I support all regional book campaigns. I have spoken of the importance of parents reading to their children every night.
“This is not just got parenting but educational and very helpful for children.”
Nearly 90 per cent of British book buyers were concerned about the decrease in the number of books for sale on the high street, research showed.
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