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.
In place of his intended post, Philip Ardagh takes you through a slideshow of some beautiful images from Chris Riddell, Sarah McIntyre, Chris Close and a fan who has created a Philip Ardagh out of Loom Bands.
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.
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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.