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  • AJ Clack's reality TV thriller, Lie Or Die

    AJ Clack's reality TV thriller, Lie Or Die

    Authors Q&As

    Wednesday, February 21, 2024

    10 strangers trapped in a television studio.  42 remote cameras.  One rule: Trust no one....

  • Stitch Head is back!

    Stitch Head is back!

    Video/Vlog

    Tuesday, February 20, 2024

    Author Guy Bass reveals the NEW LOOK for his brilliant Stitch Head series - which you can now read as a graphic novel, with brilliant illustrations by Pete Williamson!  Discover the monstrous fun inside!

  • Alex Bell's race of magical beasts

    Alex Bell's race of magical beasts

    Author Videos

    Friday, February 16, 2024

    Alex Bell, bestselling author of The Polar Bear Explorers' Club, tells ReadingZone about her fabulous new fantasy adventure -      The Glorious Race of Magical Beasts!

  • Longlist announced for the 2024 Klaus Flugge Prize

    Longlist announced for the 2024 Klaus Flugge Prize

    Book Awards

    Thursday, February 15, 2024

    The longlist for the 2024 Klaus Flugge Prize has been announced. The Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded to the most promising and exciting newcomer to children's picture book illustration. It honours Klaus Flugge, founder of publisher Andersen Press and an influential figure in picture books.

  • Carnegies 2024 longlists announced

    Carnegies 2024 longlists announced

    Book Awards

    Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    The longlists for the Yoto Carnegies 2024 awards for writing and illustration for children and young people, have been announced. The 36 titles on the longlists include 19 for the Carnegie Medal for Writing, and 18 for the Carnegie Medal for Illustration. 

  • The Children's Bookshow virtual World Book Day events

    The Children's Bookshow virtual World Book Day events

    Tuesday, February 13, 2024

    This World Book Day, The Children's Bookshow is offering children across the country the chance to see authors Helen Stephens and Michael Rosen, live online. The charity has announced two events to help primary schools celebrate World Book Day on Thursday 7th March 2024, and to promote...

  • 2024 Henrietta Branford Writing Competition opens

    2024 Henrietta Branford Writing Competition opens

    Get Creative

    Monday, February 12, 2024

    The Henrietta Branford Writing Competition, the annual competition for young people which runs in conjunction with the Branford Boase Award, is now open.

  • Breathing underwater

    Breathing underwater

    Authors Q&As

    Monday, February 12, 2024

    On Silver Tides is an extraordinary fantasy adventure, set in the real world of the UK's rivers and streams.