The Campaign Champions

Champions support and promote the mission of helping everyone who can read to teach all those who struggle with reading - with the

Teach a friend to read coach-book as a tool to achieve this.

Jilly Cooper O.B.E

International bestselling

adult and children’s author, including

Little Mabel and The Rutshire Chronicles...

Mount is coming out on September 8th!

Frederick Forsyth CBE    

  International bestselling author - including

The Day of the Jackal, The Fourth Protocol,

          The Odessa File, The Kill List...

Don't miss his autobiography My Life In Intrigue!

Minette Walters   

International best selling

queen of psychological thriller

and prison reform campaigner.

Voted favourite author of Quickreads for new readers.

The Cellar is out now!

Chris Orman

Founder of

The Bouncing Ball Trust

Jonathan Aitken

An author, former MP, former Cabinet Minister and former prisoner. He is a well known and highly respected campaigner for prison reform and a CSJ Fellow.

David Walliams

Comedian, actor, television presenter, activist, reading campaigner and best-selling and fastest growing children's author.

H.E. Eddie Turay     

High Commissioner for Sierra Leone

The Rt. Hon. Caroline Dinenage   

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Family Justice

Victoria Aseervatham   

Commissioner for Rough sleepers  

and homelessness services for

The City of Westminster

Miriam Mason-Sesay MBE

Co-founder and

Country Director EducAid Sierra Leone

Nick Dry

Head Teacher, St Nicholas Community Primary Special School

Dr Coleen R Jackson

International Education Consultant

Dr Gordon Ade-Ojo

Network and Partnership Coordinator, Dpt.of Secondary Education, Language and Literacy Education, University of Greenwich.

Ange Tyler

Chief Executive Capital Talent and Griffin School Trust

Tatiana Wilson

Founder of

Tracey Ford

Founder of JAGS

Andy Paradise

RAF Veteran and Founder of Read and Grow

Roger Tucker   

Film & TV director

Hollyoaks, Lovejoy, Soldier Soldier

Julia Killick CBE Ret. Governor

Her Majesty’s Prison and Young Offenders institution, Holloway

Damien Jordan

Headteacher Fairlight Primary School

Richard Kelly

Headteacher Brune Park School, 11-16

Jo Tew

Assistant Director in Film and Television

Mary Harron


American Psycho

Ian Brodigan

Printer and Literacy Campaigner

Gary Brown entrepreneur and trustee for Public Concern at Work.

Moon Lim Englefield

became a new reader with our one-to-one scheme at the age of 64.

Our Superstar Champion became a NIACE Adult Learner of the Year.

Alina Madadi

Hawaiian English teacher and literacy champion.

Beth Thomas-Hancock

Volunteering and Mentoring Manager

Active Student Volunteering Service

University of Brighton

Erwin James,

Chief Editor of Inside Time, journalist, trustee and patron of several prison and ex-offender charities, author of

A Life Inside, The Home Stretch; Redeemable.

Linda Curtiss and Una Sadler

Founders of
We CAN Read, Gosport UK

Kate Williams

Longhill High School

Tracey Edwards,

Literacy and Special Needs campaigner

His Excellency President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone

Jules Ward

Community Engagement Worker

Gosport Voluntary Action

Val McDermid

 celebrated, international best selling Scottish crime writer

Peter James

 International best selling author

BK Duncan

Change management consultant
and author

The Reverend Father Martin Morgan, Anglican Priest, author and comedy script writer

Rosie Crane

Comedy Producer

Paul Jacobs

Veteran Rilfeman, Member of the Invictus Warriors Choir, journalist

Shane Ritchie     

Actor,comedian,television presenter and singer

Paddy Richardson

Award-winning, New Zealand psychological thriller writer

Daniel Frampton,

Literacy campaigner & volunteer for
We CAN read, Gosport and Fareham

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