October 2020

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


2-11 October: There's always lots going on at Cheltenham Literature Festival - which authors will be appearing this year?

3 October: Today is National Poetry Day, so take the opportunity to revisit your favourite verse and discover some new poets, too.

4-20 October: There should be lots going on at Ilkley Literature Festival - the programme will be announced in August, so keep an eye out.

5 October: It's time to celebrate those influential people shaping young minds! That's right, it's World Teacher Day.

27 October: Today is National Tell-A-Story Day - frankly, we don't need an excuse!

Also this month: Expect National Libraries Week to kick off on either 5 October or 12 October. You can also look forward to the London Literature Festival, the Durham Book Festival and the Big Draw Festival.