Tag Archives: Book Awards

Diverse Book Awards 2020

The winners of the Diverse Book Awards have just been announced. In the Children’s Book category, in third place is Planet Omar: Accid [...]

National Poetry Day – today

Today is National Poetry Day, and the culmination of my week of choosing and posting a daily poem. Among the many online and real-time event [...]

Sabina Radeva talks about art, science, inspiration, and the power of the picture book

Life on earth is diverse and complex.  Currently, there are eight million or so species which all evolved from a simple, single-celled orga [...]

Little Rebels Award 2020

The 2020 shortlist has just been announced.  The Little Rebels Award celebrates children’s fiction which challenges stereotypes, promotes [...]

Book news

Tribute to a literacy champion For any readers who missed it, here is yesterday’s Guardian obituary and tribute to the inspirational W [...]

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Award 2020 winners announced

  Congratulations to Shaun Tan and Anthony McGowan, who have won the prestigious Kate Greenaway and Carnegie medals with these wonder [...]

Recommended reading

  With two weeks to go before the winners of the prestigious Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards are announced, here is a look at two of the [...]

Klaus Flugge shortlist

  The Klaus Flugge shortlist was announced this week.  Set up to honour Klaus Flugge, founder of Andersen Press, this award is [...]

Shortlist for the Branford Boase Award 2020

The shortlist for the Branford Boase Award 2020 was released last week. This award celebrates debut authors in the world of children’s [...]

Children’s literature & Covid-19

There have been quite a few announcements in the world of children’s literature over the past few weeks, in response to the outbreak o [...]

Shortlist for the UKLA Book Awards 2020

The shortlist for the UKLA book awards 2020 were announced earlier this week. This year, teachers involved in selecting titles for the short [...]

Carnegie & Kate Greenaway shortlist 2020

The shortlist for the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway medals were announced today. There were 8 books selected for each category. It is particul [...]
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