• 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).

  • Information book award shortlist announced

    Friday, March 31, 2017

    The School Library Association has announced the shortlist for the seventh annual SLA Information Book Award, covering themes from refugees and the Holocaust to the Great Fire of London and computing.

  • Schools invited to shadow poetry award

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Schools can apply to shadow the CLiPPA poetry award, run by CLPE, which encourages schools to create a poetry classroom for three weeks in June. Free classroom resources are available.

  • Imagining future worlds

    Saturday, March 25, 2017

    If you like daydreaming about what the world might look like in the future, then you might like to give this competition a try. You could win a family trip to Disneyland Paris!