Authors call for intervention on school libraries

150 authors including Philip Pullman, Malorie Blackman, Cressida Cowell and Chris Riddell have signed an open letter to Education Secretary Justine Greening calling for her to intervene to stop the 'shocking decline' in England's school libraries.

24/11/2017Authors call for intervention on school libraries

Celebrating information books

The winners of the School Library Association Information Books have been announced, including the first award for Outstanding Contribution to Information Books, which was presented to author Nicola Davies.

23/11/2017Celebrating information books

Robert Winstone wins science book prize

Robert Winston's book Home Lab has been chosen by children as the winning book for the Royal Society's Young People's Book Prize 2017. It is the third time the scientist, TV presenter and author has won the prize.

20/11/2017Robert Winstone wins science book prize

Copies of Nevermoor to give away

We have three copies of new publication Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (published by Hachette Children's Books) to give away to our members.

13/11/2017Copies of Nevermoor to give away

Giveaway for National Non-Fiction Month

We're giving away three copies of Urban Jungle by Vicky Woodgate, published by Big Picture Press, to our members this month to celebrate National Non-Fiction Month!

12/11/2017Giveaway for National Non-Fiction Month

Waterstones award highlights children's books

Of the seven books shortlisted for the Waterstones Book of the Year Award 2017, three are for children including Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One (David Fickling Books) and Costa-winning author Frances Hardinge for A...

11/11/2017Waterstones award highlights children's books

Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

The Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green, London, is showcasing an exhibition dedicated to much-loved author Michael Morpurgo, called Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories.

11/11/2017Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories

Oliver Jeffers joins ReadingZone Live!

Watch our live online event with picture book creator Oliver Jeffers on Wednesday 15th November, 2.30pm - 3.10pm, when he will be talking about his latest book, Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, and answering children's questions.

11/11/2017Oliver Jeffers joins ReadingZone Live!

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