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Verse novels lead the way as Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal shortlists are unveiled

Discover which authors have been nominated for the 2019 Carnegie Medal, and which illustrators have been recognised in this year's Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist.

‘Windows are the new mirrors’: Candy Gourlay takes the reins as new BookTrust Writer in Residence

Award-winning children’s author Candy Gourlay has been appointed the new online Writer in Residence for BookTrust.

The Boy at the Back of the Class and The Colours of History win 2019 Blue Peter Book Awards

Uncovering the mysteries of colour and tales of finding your place in the world top the list for Best Book with Facts and Best Story prize.

Poetry and big issues take the lead in children's books as Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals announce 2019 longlists

Discover which 20 authors have been longlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal, and which 20 illustrators could be winning the Kate Greenaway Medal.

Funny children's books are celebrated as the Lollies 2018 winners are unveiled

Discover which three titles won the 2018 Lollies Awards - a celebration of funny books, voted for by children.

Jump into your PJs with BookTrust

BookTrust launches its brand-new nationwide Pyjamarama campaign to give every child a bedtime story, with the help of some of your favourite children's characters - Matilda, Horrid Henry, Tracy Beaker and Ben and Holly.

Gweinidog Addysg yn lansio rhaglen newydd i roi hwb i sgiliau siarad a gwrando 10,000 o blant meithrin

Ar 14eg Ionawr 2019, bydd 10,000 o blant mewn meithrinfeydd yng Nghymru’n derbyn adnoddau am ddim i gefnogi sgiliau llafaredd. Mae’r adnoddau’n rhan o raglen Feithrin Pori Drwy Stori newydd BookTrust Cymru, y mae Llywodraeth Cymru’n ei hariannu.

Gweinidog Addysg yn lansio rhaglen newydd i roi hwb i sgiliau siarad a gwrando 10,000 o blant meithrin

Ar 14eg Ionawr 2019, bydd 10,000 o blant mewn meithrinfeydd yng Nghymru’n derbyn adnoddau am ddim i gefnogi sgiliau llafaredd. Mae’r adnoddau’n rhan o raglen Feithrin Pori Drwy Stori newydd BookTrust Cymru, y mae Llywodraeth Cymru’n ei hariannu.

Winners announced for the first international Lauren Child Poetry Illustration Prize

Here are the finalists of the first international Lauren Child Poetry Illustration Prize, set up by the Children's Laureate, that celebrates the very best young illustrators.

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