Tag Archives: Picture Books

Children’s literature of War and Peace in the Twentieth Century

This is a longer post than usual, in celebration of a significant project on children’s literature, undertaken by School of Education [...]

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 [...]

Fairy tales from over the sea

Recent news reports have raised concerns about the decline of language learning in our schools, so with World Book Day fast approaching, her [...]

New EYS/KS1 inclusive picture book and an old favourite

        Some of our students have been looking at using children’s books during sessions on inclusion this week, and I have enj [...]

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 [...]

English 4-11 Award shortlist and Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award winner

A diverse range of books, including non-fiction titles have been selected to represent the best picture books published in 2015 and were cho [...]

Reflections on hosting the IBBY Honour Book 2014 collection

    The Centre recently hosted a touring collection of international illustrated books from the IBBY Honour List 2014. Every two year [...]

UKLA shadowing – An interrupting moose and some angry crayons

The shadowing group for the age 4-7 category met again to discuss the next two books on the list – Z is for Moose by Kelly L. Bingham [...]

UKLA shadowing – Mini Grey and Chris Haughton

The shadowing group for the 3-6 category met today to discuss Mini Grey’s  Hermelin and Chris Haughton’s Shh! We Have a Plan. [...]

Book Review – Oi Frog! by Kes Gray

I heard this picture book being read aloud at the UKLA conference during the summer and thought it was brilliant.  I’ve had to wait a [...]

Beegu and Slow Loris by Alexis Deacon

The sixth video in the series by Pam Lewis features Alexis Deacon’s picture books Beegu and Slow Loris. Alexis Deacon – Beegu an [...]
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