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The Guardian highlights ReadingZone winner
24th Jun 16

The Guardian highlights ReadingZone winner


We are thrilled that the Guardian Children's Books site is highlighting the Overall Winner of the ReadingZone WBD Picture Book Competition!


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ReadingZone Picture Book Competition Results!
24th Jun 16

ReadingZone Picture Book Competition Results!


Thousands of children around the country were involved in making picture books for the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2016 and we are thrilled to announce the results! The winners have been chosen by our judge, Mick Inkpen.


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YOUNG CREATORS AWARD
24th Jun 16

YOUNG CREATORS AWARD


We were delighted with the range and quality of picture book entries from all our Young Creators, many of which were class and group projects. Mick Inkpen was hard pressed to find a single winner from the wonderful entries we received.


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PRIMARY CATEGORY
24th Jun 16

PRIMARY CATEGORY


Three stories really stood out in this category for Mick Inkpen. He said, "I found it really hard to separate them. All three had strong stories and all three were very well illustrated."


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Lollies winners announced!
22nd Jun 16

Lollies winners announced!


Books about embarrasing families, a search for new parents and needing the loo have been chosen as the funniest children's books by the first 'Lollies' - the new Laugh Out Loud Awards.


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Crossan and Riddell are Carnegie / Greenaway winners!
20th Jun 16

Crossan and Riddell are Carnegie / Greenaway winners!


Teacher turned novelist Sarah Crossan has won the CILIP Carnegie medal for her verse novel about conjoined twins, One, while children's laureate Chris Riddell has won the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal for his illustrations of Neil Gaiman's retelling of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, The Sleeper and the Spindle. It is his third Greenaway medal and he is the first to have achieved three wins.


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Alex T Smith live online on 14th June
8th Jun 16

Alex T Smith live online on 14th June


Children's Authors Live will be featuring Alex T Smith, the creator of Claude, on its upcoming live online event on 14th June at 1.45pm. The show is free for schools to watch.


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Jacqueline Wilson pens new Victorian novel
31st May 16

Jacqueline Wilson pens new Victorian novel


Jacqueline Wilson's new novel Clover Moon, which will publish on 6th October, introduces a new Victorian character to readers aged eight to 12 years.


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