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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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The Children's Book Award winners!
28th May 16

The Children's Book Award winners!


Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham's My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat has won the Children's Book Award 2016. The winner was chosen by children's votes.


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www.fcbg.org.uk/childrens-book-award

Betjeman Poetry Prize 2016
28th May 16

Betjeman Poetry Prize 2016


Young people aged ten to 13 years are invited to write a poem on the theme of 'place' for the 2016 Betjeman Poetry Prize. The deadline is 31st July 2016.


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www.betjemanpoetryprize.co.uk/

BBC 500 Words competition
27th May 16

BBC 500 Words competition


Nearly 125,000 children took part in this year's 500 Words competition run by the BBC. After judges read all the stories, the word 'Refugee' was chosen as the Children's Word of the Year, while astronaut Tim Peake also featured in children's stories.


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Can you design a disguise for Streaker?
27th May 16

Can you design a disguise for Streaker?


Publisher Puffin wants your help to create a disguise for Streaker, the Hundred-mile-an-hour Dog created by Jeremy Strong.


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www.jeremystrong.co.uk/pages/disguise-...

Latest BFG trailer
27th May 16

Latest BFG trailer


Roald Dahl fans - here's the latest trailer for the new film based on his book, The BFG. We can't wait to see the full length feature!


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www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1fZg0hhBX8

Can you create the 'world's worst child'?
27th May 16

Can you create the 'world's worst child'?


Have you seen or read David Walliams' new book, The World's Worst Children? Here's your chance to create your own 'worst child' in a global competition run by publisher HarperCollins Children's Books.


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www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/can-you-c...

Name the Cat winner!
21st May 16

Name the Cat winner!


Millie, from Fairways Primary School in Leigh on Sea, Essex, has won the Name the Cat competition we ran with Hachette Children's Books last month for their upcoming picture book, The Cat Who Ate Christmas.


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