Review of recent book award winners

There were a number of book award winners announced last week. The 2018 winners of the Branford Boase Award were announced on Wednesday 4th [...]

2018 Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Winners

The winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals were announced this morning: 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal Where the World Ends – Ge [...]

Poetry and picture books celebrating fathers

With Fathers Day just around the corner, here are some picture books which celebrate dads: Daddy Long Legs – Nadine Brun-Cosme & A [...]

World Cup 2018

The World Cup is underway and this football competition can provide a real stimulus for getting children reading. Children’s author Tom Pa [...]

Read For Empathy Day

  After a successful pilot last year, Empathy Day, established by EmpathyLab, will now be a national event and will take place on the 1 [...]

A selection of some of our new books

We recently received some new books at the Curriculum Centre. Here is a quick look at some of them. They include stories suitable for pla [...]

Recommended resources for traditional tales

This month is National Share-A-Story Month, an annual celebration of the power of storytelling, run by the Federation of Children’s Book G [...]

Shortlists for Branford Boase Award/Little Rebels Award

There was some exciting news relating to book awards this week, as the shortlist for both the Branford Boase Award and the Little Rebels Aw [...]

Shortlisted books for CLiPPA 2018

This morning, the shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA) was revealed. There is a free shadowing scheme, w [...]

FCBG Conference – A Golden Treasury: Hidden Gems Bright Futures

As part of their golden anniversary celebrations, the Federation of Children’s Book Groups held a very special conference last weekend in [...]

Book awards: recent winners and shortlists

The past week has seen lots of activity relating to children’s book awards, with both winners and shortlists being announced.  If yo [...]

Read To Inspire : Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens treated our trainee teachers to an entertaining, interactive and inspiring event on poetry this morning. Performing poetry fro [...]
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