Category Archives: Book news and events

Silent Books exhibition in the Curriculum Centre

Monday 6th – Thursday 16th November 2017 Open Learning Centre, University of Brighton, Checkland, Falmer In response to the waves of refug [...]

Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock – “The Book of Dust” is on its way!

Fans of Philip Pullman, who have waited very patiently for quite a while, will be rushing to bookshops from midnight tonight to buy the firs [...]

Libraries Week 9th – 14th October 2017

  This week is Libraries Week, where we celebrate all of our different kinds of libraries – including school libraries, public libraries [...]

“Words Have Power. Read a Banned Book”

This week (Sept 24th – Sept 30th) is Banned Books Week, where we celebrate our right to read. The American Library Association’s Office [...]

Lauren Child is the new Children’s Laureate

Lauren Child, award winning author and illustrator, has become the tenth Children’s Laureate.  Child’s work includes the Charli [...]

Goodbye from me

This will be my final post as author of the children’s literature blog as I am moving on from the University of Brighton. The vacant p [...]

Using the IBBY Honour List 2016 to support learning

IBBY Honour List 2016 Introduction We were fortunate enough to host the latest IBBY Honour List books in the Curriculum Centre again earlier [...]

Reflecting Realities in Children’s Literature

  I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the Reflecting Realities: British Values in Children’s Literature conference last w [...]

Get ready for World Book Day and win a book

  It’s World Book Day on Thursday 2nd March. This annual event celebrates books and reading, with many students and teachers choo [...]

February is LGBT History Month

  What is LGBT History Month? LGBT History Month is an annual month-long observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history and t [...]

International children’s book exhibition on now

  WHAT: IBBY Honour List 2016 children’s books (illustrated category)   WHEN: On display until Thursday 19th January 2017   WHE [...]

Jane Hissey’s ‘Old Bear’ illustration exhibition

   Former student Jane Hissey has brought dozens of her finely crafted illustrations back to the university as part of a touring exhibitio [...]
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