Books on a Plane: Libraries (aka flybraries) Added to Easyjet Flights to Encourage Children to Read
From The Independent:
EasyJet is hoping to inspire a generation of young flyers to become readers by adding libraries to its planes.
The books in the flybraries – flying libraries – have been chosen by author and former children’s laureate Dame Jacqueline Wilson and include classics like Peter Pan, Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and The Railway Children.
Children can start the books while on board then download the title to finish on a device while away. The next passenger can then pick up the book. Some 7,000 books are available across the airline’s 147 planes flying to European destinations.
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