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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to this week’s look at all the latest children’s book news. This weekly round up is an attempt to highlight articles, news items and useful information, resources or ideas linked to books for children and young people. … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to this week’s catch up of news from the children’s book world. Black History Month is marked in October, this week saw both Libraries Week and Dyslexia Awareness Week and today is World Mental Health Day and … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to another look at all the latest news in the world of children’s books. What a busy week! Many fabulous books were published on 1st October and also on Thursday as part of the National Poetry Day … Continue reading

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CLiPPA (CLPE Poetry Award) Shortlist Announced

Today, 1st October, National Poetry Day, the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education(CLPE) announced the 2020 shortlist for the CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award). Established in 2003, the CLiPPA is the UK’s only award for published poetry for children. There has been a … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to another weekly look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. I hope that everyone is coping with the never ending barrage of concerning news and that some of the articles and links … Continue reading

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Winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020 Announced

On the evening of 16th September the announcement was made that Eva Eland has won the 2020 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. She won for her book When Sadness Comes … Continue reading

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Branford Boase Award Winner 2020

The winners of this year’s award to the author and editor of the outstanding debut novel for children and young people has been announced by last year’s winner Muhammad Khan in an online ceremony. This year’s Branford Boase Award was … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to another look at this week’s children’s book news. When I made my New Year resolution to try and share positive stories and good news about children’s literature on a regular basis I wasn’t at all confident … Continue reading

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The Henrietta Branford Writing Competition Winners Announced

The Henrietta Branford Writing Competition is an annual writing competition for young people and runs in conjunction with the prestigious Branford Boase Award, awarded to the author and the editor of the year’s outstanding debut novel for children. The Branford … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – news from the world of children’s books

Hello and welcome to another look at the news from the world of children’s books over the last few days. It has been a busy week. So much so that I have resorted to a supplement to the main edition … Continue reading

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