June 2020

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


9 June: It's Empathy Day - look out for their great Reading for Empathy booklist! 

9-14 June: Barnes Children's Literature Festival always has a bumper programme, and we're sure that this year's event will be no exception.

12-13 June: The Greenwich Book Festival will be back - keep an eye out for details of what to expect.

17 June: The winners of the CILIP Carnegie and the Kate Greenaway Medals will be announced today.

20-27 June: It's time for Independent Bookshop Week! Get involved by following @booksaremybag on Twitter, pay a visit your favourite independent bookshop, and maybe even treat yourself to a book or three...

26 June-5 July: The Bradford Literature Festival will be returning on these dates - keep an eye on their website for details about what's coming up.

27 June: It's time for WhizzFizzFest! Originally inspired by Roald Dahl, expect lots of fun at this family-friendly literary and arts festival in Aylesbury.

Also in June: The winner of the Little Rebels Children's Book Award will be announced, the Greenwich Book Festival will return, the CLPE Children's Poetry Award will be held and the Schools Library Association Conference will take place.