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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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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. As many schools are now busy with end of term events with little time for children’s book news or reading this will be the … 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. I feel that I say this every week but there has been a great deal happening with award announcements, important research and articles plus … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

The big news this week has been the announcement of the winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenway Medals. It was a treat to be able to watch the event live so cheerfully hosted by libraries champion Bobby Seagull. You … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Welcome to this week’s round up of the latest news from the world of children’s books. Empathy Day raised the profile of children’s books and their importance this week and it was encouraging to see how much attention this initiative … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Hello and welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. There’s been a lot happening and it can be hard to keep track of it all so I hope this collection will … Continue reading

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Reading Matters – children’s book news

Hello and welcome to this week’s look at what has been happening in the world of children’s books. It’s been another busy week with award shortlists and winners announced, new books published and events to attend. There were many highlights … Continue reading

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The Klaus Flugge Prize Shortlist is Announced

The shortlist for the Klaus Flugge Prize was announced today (Wednesday 19 May). This award was founded in 2016 to highlight the most promising and exciting newcomers to picture book illustration and honours Klaus Flugge, the founder of Andersen Press and winner of the Eleanor … Continue reading

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