Bookbug packs announced

Scottish Book Trust has announced which titles will be included in the 2014/15 Bookbug packs, which will be distributed free to every baby, toddler and 3 year old in Scotland between April 2014 and April 2015.

20/04/2014Bookbug packs announced

Men are less likely to read for pleasure

Men prefer to watch films of books than read the books themselves, according to new research commissioned by the Reading Agency which found that nearly 30% of men admitted that they haven't picked up a book since they were at school.

20/04/2014Men are less likely to read for pleasure

Dinosaur Roar! brought to life

Kids entertainment company Nurture Rights is to develop a theatre production of the picture book Dinosaur Roar! which was re-published this month by Random House in a 20th anniversary edition.

20/04/2014Dinosaur Roar! brought to life

Celebrating the sloth

If you're planning your next piece of work on the Rainforest, look out for The Power of Sloth by filmmaker, photographer and zoologist Lucy Cooke, who has also just released Sloth Squeak onto the internet.

20/04/2014Celebrating the sloth

Waterstone's announces book prize winners

Katherine Rundell is the overall winner of the 2014 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Waterstone's booksellers choose the winning books.

04/04/2014Waterstone's announces book prize winners

Ofsted publishes Early Years report

The Ofsted Early Years Annual Report 2012/2013 has called for more rigour in how early years providers are assessed in order to help prepare children for starting school - including a check at age two years to tell if a child is 'on track to be...

04/04/2014Ofsted publishes Early Years report

CITV competition to animate stories

CITV is running a competition for children to send in their own 'storyboard' with the winners turned into an animated film. The competition closes on Friday 2nd May and is open to those aged five to 12 years.

03/04/2014CITV competition to animate stories

Vote for your non-fiction favourites

The School Library Association (SLA) has announced the shortlist for the 2014 Information Book Award. Schools will be invited to take part in the Children's Choice voting from June to mid-September.

26/03/2014Vote for your non-fiction favourites

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