• Adventure and detective work

    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Nat Walker lives in a future world of robot companions and 'beetlebots'. We asked author Susan Moore to tell us more about imagining the future in her latest book, Emerald Secret! PLUS we have copies to give away!

  • Public event for illustration as shortlist announced

    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    The shortlist for the Klaus Flugge Prize, which recognises the most exciting newcomer to children's book illustration, will be announced at a public event at Foyles Charing Cross on Wednesday 17th May. Michael Foreman, Emily Gravett and Mini Grey will also lead discussions on picture book illustr...

  • US author offers London primary schools a poetry event

    Saturday, April 22, 2017

    US author and poet Patricia Toht is offering free poetry workshops for children aged 9-11 years to primary schools in and around London, with the events to take place from the 14th to the 27th June 2017.

  • Tanya Landman talks about her latest book

    Friday, April 21, 2017

    Carnegie-winning author Tanya Landman has been talking to ReadingZone about her new book, Beyond the Wall, a powerful story for readers aged 15+, set in Roman Britain.

  • Creating a setting for your story

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    Author Susan Moore (Crimson Poison, Emerald Secret published by Nosy Crow) has developed rich settings for her stories - a futuristic but recognisable world - and here she gives her top tips on creating your own settings for stories.

  • Win a set of Aliens Love Underpants books

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    We're celebrating ten years of Aliens Love Underpants (Simon and Schuster) by giving away an entire set of the Underpants books from the Aliens Love Underpants series. In return, we just want to know what is your favourite 'Underpants' moment!

  • Poet Joseph Coelho pens a picture book

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Award-winning performance poet Joseph Coelho has written his first picture book in support of libraries. Luna Loves Library Day, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers, will be published by Andersen Press in October.

  • Waterstones' award winners announced

    Friday, March 31, 2017

    Kiran Millwood Hargrave has been announced as the overall winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2017 with her debut novel, The Girl of Ink & Stars (Chicken House).