Look out for new Harry Potter writing

Author JK Rowling has promised Pottermore fans new Harry Potter writing in the run up to Christmas.

07/12/2014Look out for new Harry Potter writing

Kipper's Snowy Day comes to the stage

A new production based on Mick Inkpen's Kipper story, Kipper's Snowy Day, is being staged at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead this Christmas, to 28th December. Kipper's creator Mick Inkpen tells us more!

07/12/2014Kipper's Snowy Day comes to the stage

Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist

Michael Morpurgo last night announced the shortlist for this year's Blue Peter Book Award shortlist - and also received a gold Blue Peter badge for inspiring millions of children with his books!

05/12/2014Blue Peter Book Awards shortlist

World Book Night titles unveiled

The World Book Night titles, thousands of which will be given away by volunteers on 23rd April, have been announced and include David Almond's Skellig and My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece by Annabel Pitcher.

03/12/2014World Book Night titles unveiled

Educational Writers' Award winner announced

The winner of the 2014 Educational Writers' Award is The World in Infographics: Animal Kingdom by Jon Richards and Ed Simkins. This is the UK's only award for educational writing.

03/12/2014Educational Writers' Award winner announced

Poor children fall behind in reading

Poor children in rural areas and small towns are falling behind in reading compared to those who live in cities, according to a new report from the 'Read On. Get On' campaign backed by Save the Children and other literacy charities.

01/12/2014Poor children fall behind in reading

Bid for original Axel Scheffler artwork!

An original piece of artwork by The Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler, is being auctioned with the proceeds going to help raise much needed funds for The Neuroblastoma Society.

01/12/2014Bid for original Axel Scheffler artwork!

Polka Theatre wins industry award

Polka Theatre in Wimbledon has won the 2014 Eleanor Farjeon award, which is presented each year to an individual or organisation who has made an outstanding contribution to the world of children's books.

27/11/2014Polka Theatre wins industry award

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