Tagged: children

Jessica Kingsley launches children's mental health podcast

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) is launching a new podcast supporting the mental health of children and teens called "Our Kids in Mind". ... Read more

NLT and PRH team up to review school library provision

The National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House UK have launched a review into national primary school library provision.   Read more

ReadingZone revamps website to hook reluctant readers

Children’s books website ReadingZone.com is relaunching with a new look and additional features, with support from Arts Council England.   ... Read more

'Provocative' book on parenting for Bluebird

Pan Macmillan’s Bluebird has acquired a “provocative, conversation-starting” book which presents a “pioneering new way to think about parenting” by child psychologist Dr Lisa Miller.... Read more

Library groups support Shakespeare initiative

Library groups including CILIP and The Reading Agency are supporting an initiative to promote Shakespeare to children aged five to 11 in public libraries.  ... Read more

One Million Minutes school reading challenge to launch

Education charity Achievement for All is teaming up with library supplier Peters Books & Furniture to ask primary school children to read for a collective... Read more

'Sensitive children' title goes for six figures

Pan Macmillan has acquired a book about sensitive children for six figures in a “fiercely contested auction”. Carole Tonkinson bought The Orchid and the Dandelion:... Read more

Teachers 'believe children read less'

More than half of teachers believe contemporary children read less than their generation did when they were growing up, according to new research carried out... Read more

Parenting... a la Française

French Children Don’t Throw Food author Pamela Druckerman investigates the secrets of serene parenting from across the Channel Read more

Roddy Doyle on writing for kids

Roddy Doyle preaches honesty on dealing with death in children's books at the Bath Festival of Children's Literature Read more

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