26th Apr 16
Name the cat - and see it published!
The Cat Who Ate Christmas is a brand new illustrated book, coming to bookshelves near you in October 2016. But the kitten needs a name and the publisher needs your help to find one, by Thursday 24th April.
25th Apr 16
Join us for live online event with Gill Lewis!
Schools can watch a live event with author Gill Lewis this Wednesday, 27th April, at 2.30pm, during which she will talk about creative writing and her books, which include Gorilla Dawn, Sky Hawk and White Dolphin.
21st Apr 16
Watch Cressida Cowell in a free live stream!
Cressida Cowell (HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON) will be doing an exclusive, live masterclass event on May 19th at 10.30am from the Legoland Windsor Resort called "How to Build Your Story". You can send questions to her in advance via the link, below.
12th Apr 16
Jungle Book film trailer
Watch the trailer for Disney's new take on its classic film The Jungle Book, which launches into cinemas on Friday 15th April.
17th Mar 16
ReadingZone Picture Book WBD Competition 2016
We are inviting those aged four to 18 years to make a picture book (closing date 23 April). Prizes include a free author event for the overall winner and 50 printed copies of their winning picture book for each category winner.
17th Mar 16
Win an author event with Sam Gayton
ReadingZone has joined with the Wicked Young Writer Awards to offer schools a FREE author event with Sam Gayton, whose books include Hercufleas, The Snow Merchant and Lilliput. Entry deadline is 25th March.
16th Mar 16
Jacqueline Wilson Creative Writing Prize
Children aged seven to 12 years are invited to enter The Jacqueline Wilson Creative Writing Prize - with the winning story to be published in a forthcoming book by Jacqueline Wilson! The closing date is Friday 6th May.
15th Mar 16
Young Muslim Writers Award 2016
The Young Muslim Writers Award is open to all those aged five to 16 years who want to submit a short story or poetry on any subject. The deadline is 31st July 2016 and entrants must be resident in the UK.