Category Archives: Book news and events

IBBY Honour List 2018

The IBBY Honour List is a biennial selection of outstanding, recently published children’s books honouring writers, illustrators and trans [...]

The return of Mouse and Mole!

Some very exciting news has recently come to light – Graffeg are publishing a new larger hardback format of the classic picture book s [...]

Celebrating the work of John Burningham (1936 – 2019)

Yesterday we heard the sad news that John Burningham had passed away. It was only last year that he received the Booktrust lifetime achievem [...]

2017 IBBY OBYPD Selection : Category 3

The Curriculum Centre is currently hosting the 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities. Our previous blo [...]

2017 IBBY OBYPD Selection : Category 2

The 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, which is currently on display in the Curriculum Centre, con [...]

2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

The 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, an international touring exhibition, will be on display i [...]

Resources for Remembrance

It’s Remembrance Sunday this weekend, so I thought it might be useful to take a look at some resources that are available for teaching [...]

Some resources for teaching phonics

Students have been asking us about books for teaching phonics today, so I thought I’d quickly highlight two resources that may be use [...]

Are you ready for National Poetry Day (4th Oct)

Tomorrow is National Poetry Day and many teachers and librarians will be hosting poetry events in schools and libraries throughout the count [...]

Promoting reading for pleasure in secondary schools

Booktrust has a reading for pleasure programme for secondary schools, which is funded by the Arts Council. The programme offers a free Scho [...]

International Literacy Day – 8th September 2018

As we get ready to begin another academic year, we would like to extend a very warm welcome to all of our students and we look forward to me [...]

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 [...]
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