Tag Archives: Reading for Pleasure

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 [...]

Poetry picks, day 6

Curriculum Centre staff – including the original creator of this blog – have long and deep links, both familial and professional [...]

Poetry picks, day 5

In the run-up to National Poetry Day on October 1st, I am sharing some poems that I hope will have wide appeal.  Today’s poems are by [...]

Poetry picks, day 4

  Today’s poem is another choice from Happy poems chosen by Roger McGough, an edited collection whose merits were extolled in yes [...]

Poetry picks, day 3

  In the run-up to National Poetry Day (October 1st), each day I am posting a poem that I hope will have wide appeal. Let’s have [...]

Poetry picks, day 2

National Poetry Day this year is on Thursday 1st  October.  In this week before, I am aiming to post a poem a day, by a contemporary poet, [...]

National Poetry Day

There’s one week to go until National Poetry Day, Thursday 1st October 2020.  Over the next week, I am hoping to flag up some useful [...]

Summer reading highlights

Here, in no particular order, are this summer’s personal highlights.   Malcolm Duffy, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me. (Zephyr) Danny is a fou [...]

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 [...]

Are you ready for World Book Night?

There has been some good news from the Reading Agency today, as it revealed the results of its survey, which shows that the nation is readin [...]

Upcoming children’s literature talks

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