Posted 14 September 2015
Schools all over the UK are shadow judging this year's BBC National Short Story Award in partnership with Book Trust, and you can still get involved, even if you're not...
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Posted 21 August 2015
Picture book author, Yasmeen Ismail, blogs about her top 10 female illustrators
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Posted 10 August 2015
Suggested reads and other ideas for young children, school-aged children, teens, young adults and adults.
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Posted 27 July 2015
In this week's blog I talk about the importance of Amnesty International and how I was able to incorporate their work in a school visit.
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Posted 24 July 2015
We asked authors, bloggers and YA fans to try and describe YALC in three words - can you?
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Posted 20 July 2015
In this week's blog Sita wants to know what book you'll be reading this summer, and why we should indulge ourselves a little more.
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Posted 6 July 2015
In this interview Tanya celebrates the work of school librarians without whom there would be no Carnegie medal. She talks about writing Buffalo Soldier and shares some of the experience...
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Posted 1 July 2015
Book Trust book reviewer Saoirse Milotte comments on Me and Earl and the Dying Girl - the book and the film.
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Posted 29 June 2015
Approximately four years ago I was approached by Gill Ward, Senior Librarian at Fortismere School, London to become their Patron of Reading. Now almost four years on from our first...
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Posted 22 June 2015
… an invitation to celebrate your local independent children's bookshop!
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