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Promoting Reading in South Korea

„Bookstart“ in South Korea

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Bookstart-Korea has been gifting book packs to babies since April 2003 in 99 localities (46%) across the country. Bookstart package reaches 120,000 babies each year, and the number is increasing every year. The programme currently reaches around 120,000 babies per year via deliveries in public health centres and public libraries. An additional `Bookstart Plus` pack aimed at 3-4-year-olds was launched in 2007 and `Bookstart Treasure Chest` for five and six year olds in 2008. The programme receives funding [ ... ]  

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