Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell is in the running to win a record-breaking fourth CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal after being shortlisted for this year’s prize, while... Read more
The new children’s laureate will be unveiled in Hull, City of Culture 2017.
Saqi Books is to publish Don't Panic, I'm Islamic: Extreme Vetting, NOW!, a satirical book that claims to provide the answers to "all your burning... Read more
Raymond Briggs has been awarded this year’s BookTrust lifetime achievement award.
Children’s laureate Chris Riddell has used the re-launch of the Libraries All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) to call for a probe into school library provision... Read more
Journalist and broadcaster Andrew Marr is chairing the jury for the 2017 Forward Prizes for Poetry.
Michael O’Mara Books is collaborating with Amnesty International UK on two visual "guides to freedom" illustrated by Waterstones' Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.... Read more
Sotheby’s will next week auction artwork by illustrators Chris Riddell and Quentin Blake, as well as celebrities like Eric Clapton, Brian Eno and Peter Capaldi,... Read more
Children’s laureate Chris Riddell has called on education secretary Justine Greening to end the “disadvantageous school library lottery" and ensure every child in the country... Read more
Library campaigners are planning more regional demonstrations after the success of the national libraries demonstration which took place on Saturday (5th November).