Philip Ardagh reports from the Edinburgh Book Festival where he welcomed the suitably bearded David O'Doherty and the pleasantly bearded Chris Judge on stage to talk about their very, very, VERY silly new book. And got up to lots of other things too.
Just when you thought the series had ended, after you've only just recovered from the amazing twist at the end of Sweet Honey, you discover it's not quite over yet! Fortune Cookie will follow Jake, the Tanberry sisters' newly discovered half-brother...
Booktrust's Alexandra Strick asked Margaret Chamberlain, illustrator of Made by Raffi, to tell us how she set out to reflect the book's messages about inclusion and diversity in her artwork.
- Writer in Residence Blog - 18 August
- Chocolate Box Girls
- Diversity in children's book illustrations
Our favourite books in August include dragons, dinosaurs, cats, aliens, explorers, dangerologists, art lovers, and Mr. Tweed.
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.