Find out about children's book events taking place this November.


All this month: It's National Non-Fiction Month! Look out for resources, book reviews and ideas on our website.

3 November: The Federation of Children's Book Groups Golden Anniversary celebration for children takes place in Birmingham today, featuring an exciting programme of author events for a young audience; you can expect to see former Children's Laureates Julia Donaldson and Jacqueline Wilson and the finale of this year's Jean Russell Storytelling Project. More info will be available on the FCBG website nearer the time.

16-18 November: The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators will be hosting its annual conference in Winchester on these dates, with the theme of 'Travelling Through Time'. Attendees will enjoy keynote speeches from Tanya Landman, Benji Davies and Nick Tucker, with fascinating breakout sessions (and the promise of cake at the conference party). Booking closes on 2 November, so if you want to attend, head to the website.

18 November: Former Children's Laureate Jacqueline Wilson will be in Dulwich – one of only two London events this autumn – to discuss how she started her writing career and created some of her most popular characters. She'll also talk about her new book, My Mum Tracy Beaker. There will be no book signing after the talk but there will be an opportunity to ask questions. The event starts at 3pm and tickets can be bought now

20 November: The UN's Universal Children's Day is marked today, promoting togetherness and awareness among children worldwide.