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Scott Evans

Scott Evans is a primary school teacher, author of 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Reading for Pleasure, reading for pleasure adviser and a children’s books consultant, content creator, critic and influencer. He reads, reviews and recommends a range of children's literature on his website and YouTube channel and hosts #PrimarySchoolBookClub - a monthly X/Twitter-based children's book club, chat and vote. Before becoming a teacher, he worked as a librarian. Scott has previously appeared on and written for the BBC discussing ideas on how to encourage a love of reading and raising children as readers. He has worked with Waterstones, Booktrust, Hay Festival and Literature Wales, as well as with many leading and independent children’s books publishers to produce teaching resources to use in the classroom. He has also been a judge for the Blue Peter Book Awards; The Week Junior Book Awards; the Laugh Out Loud Book Awards (Lollies); the Read for Empathy Collection; the Wales Book of the Year Award and the Waterstones Children's Laureate 2024-26.

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