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Design a book token competition

To celebrate World Book Day, National Book Tokens is holding a competition for children and young people to design a book token. There will be a winner and runner-up in three age categories.

10/01/2017Design a book token competition

Worst Witch series comes to CBBC

A new 12-part series for CBBC, The Worst Witch, begins on Wednesday 11th January at 4.30-5pm. The series is based on Jill Murphy's much loved Worst Witch books about Mildred Hubble, a seemingly ordinary girl who is catapulted into a whole new world...

10/01/2017Worst Witch series comes to CBBC

Brian Conaghan wins Costa children's award

Costa has announced the winners of the Costa Book Awards 2016 in the First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book categories, with Brian Conaghan taking the children's award for his YA novel, The Bombs That Brought Us Together.

03/01/2017Brian Conaghan wins Costa children's award

Stories of survival and time travel!

The Blue Peter Book Awards shortlists have been unveiled and include stories about space, survival and time travel! Children at schools across the UK will now help to choose the winners.

08/12/2016Stories of survival and time travel!

Review latest books for ReadingZone

Would you like to read and review some fabulous books (picture book to YA) for us this Christmas? We've got some brilliant books to send out by authors including David Walliams, Quentin Blake, Michael Morpurgo, Sara Barnard, Jay Asher and Geraldine...

08/12/2016Review latest books for ReadingZone

UK reading and writing progress stalls

The UK has made little progress in international rankings for reading and maths in the last three years, according to the latest results from PISA (the Programme for International Student Assessment).

07/12/2016UK reading and writing progress stalls

Andy Riley on drawing and writing

Andy Riley - screen writer, comic creator and author of the King Flashypants series, joined ReadingZone Live to talk about how drawing helped him to create his new series for children, starring a boy who is a king.

03/12/2016Andy Riley on drawing and writing

Festive fun on television this Christmas!

Look out for some of our favourite stories on our television screens this Christmas, including Revolting Rhymes and We're Going on a Bear Hunt - with more programmes coming up in 2017.

03/12/2016Festive fun on television this Christmas!
 

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