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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to another round up of news from the world of children’s books. A rather frantic week personally may mean some news is missing but I have my fingers crossed I’ve included enough for this week’s Reading Matters to be … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s catch up with what has been happening in the world of children’s books. Yet another busy week and I know I haven’t included everything but I hope this selection gives you a taste of the wonderful … Continue reading

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The Tir na n-Og English Language Award Shortlist

On Friday 20th May the announcement of the winner of a rather special children’s book award will be made. The Tir na n-Og Awards were established by the Books Council Of Wales in 1976, and are given annually to honour original works … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s round up of what has been happening in the world of children’s books. It’s been another busy week so I hope you find something among this selection of links and reviews that is helpful to you. … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. There have been awards announcements, details of forthcoming events, helpful book lists and reviews you may have missed so I hope this selection of … Continue reading

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The Children’s Book Award Blog Tour – Perdu by Richard Jones

It is an honour to kick off the blog tour today for the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Children’s Book Award, the only book award voted for entirely by children. I am especially delighted that I have been asked to … Continue reading

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Longlist for the 2022 Branford Boase Award Announced

The longlist for the 2022 Branford Boase Award was announced today. The award was set up in memory of award-winning author Henrietta Branford and her editor Wendy Boase, one of the founders of Walker Books, and is given annually to … Continue reading

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Reading Matters

Welcome to this week’s round up of all the latest news from the world of children’s books. It has been a busy time with National Poetry Day, Libraries Week and Dyslexia Awareness Week all taking place. Today is Bookshop Day … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s round up of children’s book news. It has been a busy week with the highlight being the announcement of the winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize. It is wonderful to see picture books being celebrated and … Continue reading

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Winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize 2021 Announced

Flavia Z. Drago has won the 2021 Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting and promising newcomer to children’s picture book illustration. She won for her book Gustavo the Shy Ghost (Walker Books) about a little ghost who despite being … Continue reading

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