The subject of this week's blog is, as promised, characters with disabilities in children's books, but I can't really start a Booktrust blog - least of all one on this subject matter - without talking about recent events...
Northern Irish book blogger, Karen Gribbon, and her three book-loving daughters have teamed up with Booktrust Northern Ireland to share with you reviews of their latest reads.
- What's your favourite Roald Dahl book?
- ‘Why aren’t I in this book?’
- Children review books
Our favourite books in September include murderous cakes in space and a philosphical fish...
Want to know what the best books for children aged 6-8 are? Looking for books about going to school for the first time? Or do you need some inspiration for a new detective story? Browse our booklists for new ideas on what to read.
Everything you ever wanted to know about illustrated books - with an illustrators' gallery, tips on how to write a story, interviews, and resources.
With your help we made a list of the 100 best children's books from the past 100 years. Take the quizzes below to see how many you've read!
Malorie Blackman has been appointed as the eighth Children's Laureate, taking over from Julia Donaldson. Find out about what Malorie has been doing during her time in the role so far.