Category Archives: Book news and events

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 [...]

Black lives represented

Now seems an appropriate time to remind readers of two important projects from the children’s literature community.  Both projects combin [...]

Miniature worlds

The British Library is calling on children to write and illustrate little books which will form part of an online National Library of Minia [...]

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 [...]

Ebooks for English education

After receiving a request from a student looking for help with accessing theory books electronically, I thought it would be useful to do a b [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

World Autism Awareness Day & International Children’s Book Day

Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Running annually on the 2nd of April for the past 13 years, autism-friendly events and educational acti [...]

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 [...]

Online resources available

NATE have made a range of teaching resources and publications available online for staff and students. These include teaching resources for [...]

Teaching ideas on Cast of Thousands

A new website has been created by a former teacher, writer and creative learning consultant which is aimed at educators working with childre [...]

Wordfest and Vashti Hardy

There are a few author visits/reading festivals taking place in public libraries this month which are well worth going to. Wordfest is curre [...]
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