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Bookchat roadshow

Reading consultant Victoria Dilly (the Book Activist) plans to bring together reading professionals, authors and parents at a series of events to encourage reading for pleasure. The first event took...

03/12/2016Bookchat roadshow

Children get involved in publishing project

Publisher Verna Wilkins has worked on a number of projects where children have been involved in creating a published picture book. Here, she tells us more about her latest project with children, A...

28/11/2016Children get involved in publishing project

A wealth of talent in accessible writing

Mairi Kidd, managing director of Barrington Stoke - a publisher focused on reluctant and dyslexic readers - celebrates a change in how accessible books are recognised, with five nominations for its...

16/11/2016A wealth of talent in accessible writing

School Librarian: Focusing on new entrants

In this month's School Librarian focus, we spoke to school librarian Jennifer Horan at Kemnay Academy in Aberdeenshire about her work and encouraging first year students (S1 / Year 7's) to use the...

06/11/2016School Librarian: Focusing on new entrants

Amy McKay: School Librarian of the Year

We spoke to Amy McKay, recently announced as School Librarian of the Year 2016, to find out what makes her library at Corby Business Academy special and to share some of her insights into creating a...

13/10/2016Amy McKay: School Librarian of the Year

Writing shorter novels for YA readers

YA author Non Pratt, whose books include Remix and Trouble, has written a new, shorter story for publisher Barrington Stoke called Unboxed. Here she tells us how she went about creating the novel.

08/08/2016Writing shorter novels for YA readers

Emma Wright on the CLiPPA poetry award

Falling Out of the Sky: Poems about Myths and Monsters is one of the titles shortlisted by this year's CLiPPA poetry award. Here, Emma Wright, founder of the Emma Press, tells us how the book came...

28/06/2016Emma Wright on the CLiPPA poetry award

What Libraries Unlimited aims to achieve in Devon

Janet Fisher, a board member of Libraries Unlimited, tells us what are the aims of the new public mutual commissioned to run Devon County Council's Library Service of 50 libraries and four mobile...

23/05/2016What Libraries Unlimited aims to achieve in Devon
 

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