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Find out about Cressida Cowell's Life-changing Libraries project, which will transform six primary school library spaces - and why she's calling on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ring-fence funding for school libraries.
We're incredibly excited to announce author and activist Onjali Q. Raúf as our new Writer in Residence.
A Kind of Spark and A Day in the Life of a Poo, A Gnu and You are crowned winners of the 2021 Blue Peter Book Awards
We're excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Blue Peter Book Awards.
A copy of Happy Here - featuring ten Black British authors and ten Black British illustrators - will be sent to every primary school in England.
Find out more about the Books for Kids campaign, which aims to get books out to the children who need them most during the coronavirus lockdown.
Swearing, forgetting their Ps and Qs and spending too long on their phones: parents reveal what children tell them off for
Parents across the UK are no strangers to getting into trouble and being told off by their children, according to a new poll.
Libby Walden and Jacqui Lee's playful book is named the best book for sharing with babies and children under 5 in a virtual ceremony.
Find out which authors and illustrators will be taking over the Instagram accounts of famous names during #PassThePen.
Findings from BookTrust Represents and CLPE’s research show some positive progress over the past three years, but there remains a long way to go for representation in children’s books and publishing to mirror UK society.
Detectives, discoveries and incredible people from history make the line-up as the 2021 Blue Peter Book Awards contenders are revealed
The six shortlisted titles for the 2021 Blue Peter Book Awards are revealed...
Sainsbury's have announced the 2020 winners of their prestigious Children's Book Awards.
BookTrust Represents and Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell team up to promote authors and illustrators of colour with #PassThePen
Find out more about the #PassThePen campaign, which will see high-profile authors and illustrators handing over their Instagram accounts to emerging creators of colour.
The author and illustrator behind much-loved favourites like Elmer and Not Now, Bernard has been recognised for his incredible body of work.
Find out more about BookTrust's 2020 Time to Read campaign, which will reach 740,000 children across England and Northern Ireland.
Smriti will be exploring how to bring books to life and how stories can help children through difficult times during her six-month residency.
Reading is Magic Festival: Discover the all-star line-up of authors and illustrators joining Cressida Cowell
Find out which brilliant authors and illustrators will be joining Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell for this online celebration of books, reading and creativity.
Visitors to Clifton Park Museum will soon be greeted by a new mural of Leonard, the kind and courageous lion created by award-winning children’s author and illustrator Ed Vere.
BookTrust gifts over 235,000 books to children across England, Wales and Northern Ireland to help families impacted by lockdown
The UK’s largest children’s reading charity has been helping families across the country to engage with books and storytelling during the Covid-19 pandemic, offering support, advice and free books to disadvantaged families who have been hardest hit by lockdown.
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