Tag Archives: Illustrators

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 [...]

Poetry picks, day 7

During the week before National Poetry Day, I am aiming to post a poem (or two) each day.  The ambition is to select works which have broad [...]

Top dogs: the eyes have it…

The 26th August is International Dog Day.  Here is a look at two favourite picture books which share my personal Top Dog prize. Lily takes [...]

Klaus Flugge shortlist

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

Goodbye and all the best

This will be my last blog post for the Curriculum Centre, as I am moving on to a new role within the university. So here’s a quick loo [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Klaus Flugge Prize & more…

The winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize 2018 will be announced this evening (7.30pm) at an event in London. The Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded [...]

Arthur Rackham – 150th Anniversary

The 19th September marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Arthur Rackham, one of the leading illustrators during the “Golden Age of I [...]

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 [...]

UKLA award shortlist and other nominations announced

Three exciting book award nomination lists have recently been announced; the UKLA Book Awards shortlist, the Klaus Flugge Prize longlist, an [...]

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 [...]
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