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On the Same Page – early book sharing across health, education and the arts

BookTrust in Northern Ireland unveils details of their conference to be held at the Crescent Arts Centre Belfast on Tuesday 5 March 2019.

Minister for Education launches new programme to boost speaking and listening skills for 10,000 nursery children

Resources supporting oracy skills will be sent to children aged 3-4 across Wales as part of a new Welsh Government funded programme.

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.

BookTrust partners with ClearVision Project to bring Braille books to children

BookTrust works with the ClearVision Project to create a braille adaptation of Nadia Shireen's book The Bumblebear so that more children can enjoy the story.

Is fiction actually stranger than fact? Decide for yourself as the 2019 Blue Peter Book Awards contenders are revealed

Explosive experiments, Egyptian colours, sneezing fits, fitting in, standing out and unbreakable family bonds, are all themes from the cracking line-up of titles that makes up the 2019 Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist.

BookTrust celebrates 20 years of the Waterstones Children’s Laureate

Today, we unveil the first plans for our celebration of 20 years of the Waterstones Children's Laureate in 2019. Here's what you can look forward to...

The Big Welsh Rhyme Time is coming

Schools, nurseries and libraries across Wales will be celebrating songs and rhymes with the Big Welsh Rhyme Time this November. Find out what's in store... and how practitioners can order free certificates and stickers for their special events.

'Denying children books dumps them into a cultural wasteland,' says Baroness Floella Benjamin at BookTrust Annual Lecture

Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE will argue that books and reading have a lifelong impact on children and young people during her speech to key industry figures.

‘Every child should have access to literature and creativity,' say two Children’s Laureates

UK Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child and Laureate na nÓg Sarah Crossan share the stage and their joint vision at a BookTrust Northern Ireland event in Derry.

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