Little Rebels fiction award shortlist

Government propaganda, militarization, misjudged Western 'aid' and the UK's participation in the slave trade are some of the themes highlighted by this year's shortlist for the Little Rebels Award for Radical Children's Fiction.

18/04/2019Little Rebels fiction award shortlist

UKLA Book AWards shortlists announced

The shortlists for the UKLA Book Awards, selected by teachers, have been announced. The shortlists highlight quality children's books that can also be used in the classroom. A panel of ten teachers will go on to choose the winning books.

08/04/2019UKLA Book AWards shortlists announced

Naughty Naughty Baddies giveaway

To celebrate the second adventure by the Naughty Naughty Baddies by Mark Sperring and Mr Gum illustrator David Tazzyman (Bloomsbury Children's Books), we're giving away two sets of both picture books.

29/03/2019Naughty Naughty Baddies giveaway

Scavengers book group set

If you're looking for a great book to read with your book group this summer, we are giving away a set of ten copies of Scavengers by Darren Simpson (Usborne Publishing) in return for reviews by readers aged 11+.

29/03/2019Scavengers book group set

Giveaway of new Benji Davies picture book!

We're delighted to have three copies of Benji Davies's new picture book, Tad, to give away to three lucky members! The picture book is published by HarperCollinsChildrensBooks this month.

29/03/2019Giveaway of new Benji Davies picture book!

Giveaway of fantasy series for 9-12 years

To celebrate the release of Galloglass, the third in the Worldquake sequence by Scarlett Thomas (Canongate), we're giving away three sets of the fantasy series. Look out for adventuring, a magical library and Midwinter spells!

29/03/2019Giveaway of fantasy series for 9-12 years

Make a Picture Book Competition

We are inviting those aged four to 18 years to create their own picture book, with author and illustrator Steven Lenton (illus of Dinosaurs Don't Draw and The Nothing to See Here Hotel) choosing the winners! The competition closes on 30th April.

28/03/2019Make a Picture Book Competition

Watch Maz Evans live online!

Maz Evans, author of the Who Let the Gods Out series, will be answering children's questions live online via ReadingZone Live on 3rd April, 2.30-3.10pm.

25/03/2019Watch Maz Evans live online!

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