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Amser Rhigwm Mawr Cymru – newyddion 10–14 Chwefror 2020

Rydym wedi ein cyffroi’n lân yma yn BookTrust Cymru gan fod Amser Rhigwm Mawr Cymru cyn bo hir. Mae ein dathliad Gymru-gyfan o ganeuon a rhigymau’n digwydd ar 10–14 Chwefror 2020. Y bwriad yw hybu diddanwch wrth rannu rhigymau Cymraeg a Saesneg i blant 0-5 oed yng Nghymru.

Cyril and Pat by Emily Gravett crowned winner of first ever BookTrust Storytime Prize

The award, set up to celebrate the best books for sharing with little ones, is won by a charming rhyming story about friendship.

'It's really never too early to share a book': Paul Howard-Jones to give BookTrust Annual Lecture

Paul Howard-Jones will explore the power of reading with and to children from an evolutionary perspective at the BookTrust Annual Lecture today.

Cyhoeddiad mawr bawb... Rydyn ni wedi enwi anturiaethwyr Pori Drwy Stori!

Ym mis Medi 2019, lansiodd BookTrust Cymru gystadleuaeth i enwi anturiaethwyr Pori Drwy Stori. Cafodd ddisgyblion dosbarth Derbyn ar draws Cymru wahoddiad i enwi’r anturiaethwyr er mwyn cael y cyfle i ennill llyfrau i’w hysgolion!

Marta Altés kicks off the 2019-20 Arts Council NI Author Tour as all primary one pupils receive her book

In October, BookTrust NI welcomed Marta Altés to Northern Ireland as the first author in our 2019-20 Author Tour, which coincided with every primary one child receiving a free Time to Read pack.

Here are the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards contenders – and there's something for everyone

Deadly frogs that dart poison, space adventurers, coping with grief, misfits with a mission and inspirational children changing the world are just some of the themes from the brilliant line-up of titles shortlisted for the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards.

Just one book can brighten a vulnerable child's Christmas: BookTrust launches festive fundraising campaign

Find out how you could help send a special book gift to a child who is vulnerable or looked after by getting involved with BookTrust's Christmas campaign.

BookTrust Cymru’n dathlu 10 mlynedd o’r Clwb Blwch Llythyrau yng Nghymru

Mae 2019 yn flwyddyn arbennig iawn i ni – rydyn ni’n falch iawn o ddathlu pen-blwydd y Clwb Blwch Llythyrau yn 10 oed yng Nghymru.

Ymunwch â BookTrust Cymru i ddathlu Amser Rhigwm Mawr Cymru 2020

Ymunwch â ni am ein hail flwyddyn yn dathlu rhannu rhigymau a chaneuon ar gyfer plant y blynyddoedd cynnar ledled Cymru, o 10 i 14 Chwefror 2020.

The Duchess of Cornwall hosts celebratory tea for Waterstones Children’s Laureate 20th anniversary

The Duchess of Cornwall has hosted a tea at Clarence House yesterday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Waterstones Children’s Laureate.

Meet who's judging the Blue Peter Book Awards for its 20th anniversary

TV presenter and actress Meryl Fernandes joins an impressive judging panel for the 2020 Blue Peter Book Awards.

Leeds City Council and BookTrust sign exciting partnership to launch the Leeds Year of Reading

BookTrust donates more than £1 million in books over three years as Leeds City Council officially launches the Leeds Year of Reading.

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