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Book It! Cheltenham Festival this autumn

Former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen will captain an amazing line-up of authors that includes five other laureates at this year's inspirational Book It! family festival, as part of The Cheltenham Literature Festival.

15/08/2014Book It! Cheltenham Festival this autumn

The Girl who changed the world

A new book about Malala, aimed at teenagers, will be published this month by Indigo. Called Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (published by Indigo), it explains what happened to the teenager who campaigned for girls'...

15/08/2014The Girl who changed the world

Wicked! Winners announced

The winners of the Wicked Young Writers' Award have been announced, selected from a shortlist of 100 stories by children and young people. The finalists were chosen from more than 5,200 submissions.

07/08/2014Wicked! Winners announced

Roald Dahl Funny Prize on hold

The Roald Dahl Funny Prize has been 'paused' until 2016 when it will relaunch as part of the Roald Dahl Centenary celebrations, says the Roald Dahl Literary Estate and organiser Booktrust.

01/08/2014Roald Dahl Funny Prize on hold

Conference for published and aspiring writers

Join SCBWI, a professional organisation of writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians and others for a star-studded line-up for their November conference at the University of Winchester.

29/07/2014Conference for published and aspiring writers

Publishers see fall in book gifting

The number of books being given as gifts has fallen by nine million in a year, with e-books taking a bigger slice of the market according to Nielsen Books' UK Books & Consumers Annual Review for 2013.

29/07/2014Publishers see fall in book gifting

Flirty Dancing shines out this summer!

Flirty Dancing (Bloomsbury) is the first of a series by Jenny McLachlan about a group of teenagers who were once best friends but who have drifted apart. We asked author Jenny McLachlan to tell us more about her new series.

27/07/2014Flirty Dancing shines out this summer!

Puffin summer exhibition for its classics

Find out how The Borrowers and Goodnight Mister Tom became the stories we know and love at a special exhibition by publisher Puffin at Waterstone's Piccadilly in London this summer.

23/07/2014Puffin summer exhibition for its classics
 

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