Tagged: Childrens

Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.  ... Read more

Scholastic to release Friends series

Scholastic is to release a new set of illustrated books for children and adult fans, based on the TV series "Friends", in partnership with Warner Bros. ... Read more

Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book... Read more

New CLPE report into kids books warns over simplified depictions of BAME characters

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has revealed that there has been a slight increase in children's books featuring a BAME (Black, Asian... Read more

Children's sector booms but review space falters

Authors and book reviewers have hit out at national newspapers for shrinking the amount of editorial space given over to children’s books, despite huge growth... Read more

The joy of rhyme

I recently asked my son Evan why he liked stories that rhyme. His answer was, “Because they’re funny, Daddy.”  When I asked him why he thought they were funny,... Read more

The Bookseller launches YA Prize

The Bookseller is to launch the first ever prize for Young Adult books in the UK and Ireland. The decision to create the prize... Read more

Nearly three quarters of young people prefer print

The 16-24 generation is still firmly in favour of print books, new research shows, with 73% saying they prefer print over digital or audio formats.... Read more

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