Read and Review this summer!

ReadingZone has partnered with publishers across picture books, fiction, YA reads and non fiction to bring some great books for you to read and review for us this summer!

16/07/2017Read and Review this summer!

Children's Bookshow offers free school workshops

The autumn programme for The Children's Bookshow has been published, including 60 free author workshops for schools. Authors taking part in events around the country include Judith Kerr, Michael Rosen and David Litchfield.

13/07/2017Children's Bookshow offers free school workshops

David Tennant to read Cowell's audio book

Actor David Tennant will read Cressida Cowell's new book, The Wizards of Once, for the audio version of the book which will be released together with the hardback and ebook in the UK on 19th September.

13/07/2017David Tennant to read Cowell's audio book

YALC highlights & schedule announced!

Writing and illustration workshops, the art of narration and unconventional romance will be among the subjects covered at YALC 2017 alongside a host of author appearances including Patrick Ness, Patrice Lawrence, Sophie McKenzie and Non Pratt.

07/07/2017YALC highlights & schedule announced!

MG Leonard wins Branford Boase Award

MG Leonard, together with her editors Barry Cunningham and Rachel Leyshon (Chicken House Books), have won the Branford Boase Award for Beetle Boy. The award recognises outstanding debut writers and their editors.

05/07/2017MG Leonard wins Branford Boase Award

Books inspire new television dramas

Jacqueline Wilson's Katy and Joanne Nadin's Joe All Alone are among the books that will be serialised by CBBC next year in a move to drive up the amount of original children's television being produced in the UK.

04/07/2017Books inspire new television dramas

KS2 Sats results released

Some 61% of KS2 children have reached the expected standard across reading, writing and mathematics in the latest Sats test, well up on last year's figure of 53% but still leaving nearly 40% of children failing to meet the expected levels across...


School library provision surveyed

A new report into the provision of school libraries, and how they are used by schools, has revealed a worrying trend in budget cuts for primary and secondary library provision.

04/07/2017School library provision surveyed

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