Events are a great way to get your whole family excited about books and reading - whether it's a fun festival, a celebration day, a theatre show or a big award.
You can find out about everything that's going on in the world of children's books in our calendar below, compiled by the BookTrust books team. Do let us know on Twitter or email if you think we've missed something!
Please note: This calendar will also be updated with even more exciting events and further details of events already listed below as and when we hear about them.
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From a National Storytelling Week to Winnie-the-Pooh Day, find out what's happening this January.
From Harry Potter Book Night to some prestigious awards, find out what's going on in February.
From World Book Day to the London Book Fair, find out about the brilliant events taking place in March.
April begins with International Children's Book Day and continues with some fabulous family festivals - find out what's going on here.
There are lots of festivals taking place in May - and it's also time for Elmer Day! Get our full listings here.
From Empathy Day to Independent Bookshop Week, find out what will be taking place this June.
From more award winners to the return of YALC, find out what's happening in July 2019.
From the Edinburgh International Festival to National Book Lovers' Day, find out what will be happening in August.
Celebrate Roald Dahl Day, head to some literary festivals and find out what else is happening in September.
October is about much more than just Halloween - find out about everything going on in the world of children's books right here.
Find out what's taking place in the world of children's books in November (and why you should be celebrating non-fiction!)
Feeling festive? Discover details of the fun children's book events taking place this December, which might just help you get in the Christmas spirit.
Would you like to see the Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child? If so, why not head along to one of the number of events Lauren will be at this year.
Join us at our Early Years Practitioner Conferences this autumn for lots of practical ideas and resources to use in your settings. Register today.
Find out the learnings from our free Start the Story events last year across nine cities, reaching over 400 primary and secondary teachers and school librarians.