Category Archives: Book news and events

World Autism Awareness Day & International Children’s Book Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Running annually on the 2nd of April for the past 13 years, autism-friendly events and educational acti [...]

Authors & illustrators online

It’s that time of the week, when we look at what’s been happening in the world of children’s literature. During the past w [...]

Online resources available

NATE have made a range of teaching resources and publications available online for staff and students. These include teaching resources for [...]

Teaching ideas on Cast of Thousands

A new website has been created by a former teacher, writer and creative learning consultant which is aimed at educators working with childre [...]

Wordfest and Vashti Hardy

There are a few author visits/reading festivals taking place in public libraries this month which are well worth going to. Wordfest is curre [...]

Creative writing resources

There are plenty of creative writing teaching resources available online, which can be very useful if you are planning a lesson for a writin [...]

Reading Well for children booklist

The Reading Agency have launched a Reading Well for children booklist to coincide with Children’s Mental Health Week which is currentl [...]

Inclusivity in Children’s Books

We were privileged last evening to attend an interesting event hosted by Lewes Children’s Book Group.  Our own children’s literature ex [...]

Read for Empathy Book Collections 2020

The Read for Empathy Book Collection 2020 was announced yesterday. This is a collection of 50 books which have been chosen for their value i [...]

Upcoming children’s literature talks

Students can avail of the opportunity to attend some interesting children’s literature talks in January.    Read to Inspire  &# [...]

The Winter Mini Challenge has begun!

The Reading Agency’s Winter Mini Challenge starts today and runs until Friday 13th January 2020. So what’s involved? Children ar [...]

Poetry Live! and poetry resources online

Poetry Live!, an event which is aimed at GCSE English students, is taking place at Brighton Dome tomorrow (22nd November 2019) with performa [...]
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