• UKLA Book Award Winners 2017 announced

    Friday, June 30, 2017

    The winners of the UKLA Book Awards, which are chosen by teachers, have been announced with the winners including The Journey by Francesca Sanna; There's a Bear On MY Chair by Ross Collins; and The Reluctant Journal of Henry K Larsen by Susin Nielsen.

  • Bad Mermaids

    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Look out for fishy kidnappings, evil piranhas, a talking seahorse - and fabulous mermaids in SIBEAL POUNDER's new book, BAD MERMAIDS (Bloomsbury).

  • Pirates Ahoy!

    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Come and meet the worst pirate ever! Young Barnacles Blunderbeard will lose his ship - unless he can prove he's a great pirate by finding some treasure! We asked author Amy Sparkes to tell us more!

  • A mystery to solve!

    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    A feisty heroine, a wanna-be detective boy from India and a grumpy monkey star in this fabulous mystery story, set in Edwardian times. Author Imogen White tells us more about THE AMBER PENDANT: THE ROSE MUDDLE MYSTERIES.

  • Wicked Young Writers winners announced

    Friday, June 23, 2017

    Children from over 600 schools in the UK have taken part in the 2017 Wicked Young Writer Awards, with the winners announced today, Friday, at a ceremony at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED.

  • Win a bundle of Emily Gravett books!

    Friday, June 23, 2017

    We're celebrating the launch of Emily Gravett's new website with a giveaway of three of her newest books - Old Hat, Tidy and the Monkey and Me board book.

  • Book Group Set of Kick to give away

    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    We are giving away a set of ten copies of Kick by Mitch Johnson (Usborne Books) to a school book group, in return for some reviews for ReadingZone. Kick, which is aimed at readers aged 11+, will publish in September.

  • Overall Winner of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017

    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    The Monkey who Learnt his Lesson by Indi (age 10) from Fairways Primary School in Leigh on Sea, was the overall winner of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017.