Bookbuzz timeline

A helpful guide to the key dates for running Bookbuzz 2020.

Please note that as of March 2020, programme and campaign dates and events are subject to change. Check back here for further developments.

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Key dates for Bookbuzz 2020

Wednesday 4 March 2020
Registration opens for schools.

May 2020
The booklist is announced.

Friday 22 May 2020
Early bird registration offer deadline: Register by Friday 22 May, and pay by Friday 26 June, to receive a bonus set of contemporary children's books for your school, while stocks last.

Friday 17 July 2020
The final deadline for registration.

Monday 7 September 2020
Book ordering opens.

Early September 2020
Registered schools that pay by Friday 31 July start receiving their Bookbuzz launch packs in early September.

Friday 25 September 2020
Early bird ordering offer deadline: Order by Friday 25 September to receive a bonus set of contemporary children's books for your school, while stocks last.

Friday 16 October 2020
Final deadline for book orders. Schools who do not place their orders by this date will receive a selection of Bookbuzz titles in the new year.

Books arrive before the end of the autumn term
As long as you order your books by 16 October you will receive your books no later than the end of the autumn term.

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Bookbuzz FAQs

If you have a question about Bookbuzz then check our FAQs

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