Sweets and sweetshops in children’s literature – a personal pick and mix by Catherine O’Flynn 13/11/2019
Author Catherine O'Flynn's tells us about her new book Lori and Max, growing up in a sw...
Cerrie Burnell wants children to know that writers are not special story wizards. Every...
Writer Hilary McKay talks about her two most recent books and why she's drawn to storie...
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BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.What we do
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Get to know our Writer in Residence
Every six months, BookTrust appoints a new Writer in Residence to give us their own unique perspective on the world of children's books. Cerrie Burnell is best known for her work on CBeebies, and as author of 'Harper and the Sea of Secrets' among others.