A taste of what's happening around the country.
Hachette consolidates its children's publishing
Publisher Hachette UK has announced that it will consolidate its children's publishing into one group, Hachette Children's Group. Its publishing stable include Horrid Henry (Francesca Simon), How to Train Your Dragon (Cressida Cowell) and CHERUB (Robert Muchamore).
Bring parents into school for story time!
Author Michael Rosen has called for primary schools to encourage parents to attend story time so that they know how to share books with young children.