Category Archives: Book news and events

Life outside of technology

BookTrust published some disturbing research this week, showing that a quarter of parents now use technology to give their children a bedtim [...]

Launch of Pen&inc. & Round Table Books

In 2017, only 4% of the children’s books published featured BAME characters and only 1% had a BAME main character. These were the al [...]

FCBG Conference 2019 : Opening Doors

The Federation of Children’s Book Groups held their annual conference over the weekend and I was delighted to be able to attend. It was an [...]

British Science Week

British Science Week runs from 8th to 17th March.  To celebrate, we have put up a display of fiction and non-fiction books which could be u [...]

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 [...]
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