Author Archives: Laura Brett

CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medal 2020 nominations

91 nominations for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020 and 71 nominations for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2020 have been revealed this week. A [...]

Halloween is coming…

Halloween is in the air and here is a look at what resources are available for this celebration. The National Literacy Trust have published [...]

Retelling lesser known fairy tales

There are many traditional tales that feature a brave or fearless heroine. However, many of these stories are not that well known, even thou [...]

Creative writing & poetry competitions

If you are looking for competitions to inspire your students to do some creative writing or poetry, here are two options which are currently [...]

Libraries Week 2019 : podcasts & audio resources

We are currently celebrating Libraries Week and this year’s theme is the role of libraries in the digital world. Libraries often provide f [...]

Celebrating National Poetry Day with verse novels

It’s National Poetry Day today and we hope that you have all been busy writing or talking about poetry. One way of writing poetry is [...]

National Poetry Day – 3rd October 2019

Are you ready for National Poetry Day next week? It’s the 25th anniversary this year and the theme is Truth. On the National Poetry Day w [...]

Reflecting Realities Report

Reflecting Realities: Survey of Ethnic Representation within UK Children’s Literature 2018 was published this morning on CLPE’s webs [...]

Reflecting Realities : a new report on the way

In July 2018, CLPE published a report called Reflecting Realities, which showed that there was a significant need for better ethnic represe [...]

Winner of the Klaus Flugge Award 2019

As we being a new academic year, we’d like to welcome all our new students. We hope you are settling in well. In the world of children [...]

UKLA & Little Rebel Children’s Book Award winners

Little Rebels Children’s Book Award Freedom by Catherine Johnson, a short historical novel about slavery, was announced as the winner [...]
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