A taste of what's happening around the country.
We've been playing with QED's activity-based Adventivity, a kind of advent calendar with activities to complete in the run-up to Christmas. And we have three copies to give away!
Costa Award shortlist unveiled
Marcus Sedgwick (The Ghosts of Heaven), Simon Mason (Running Girl), Michael Morpurgo (Listen to the Moon) and Kate Saunders (Five Children on the Western Front) are shortlisted for this year's Costa Children's Book Award.