Tag Archives: Picture Books

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 [...]

Klaus Flugge shortlist

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

World Bee Day

It’s World Bee Day today.  Thinking about these vital pollinators reminds me of a tale called The Bee-Man of Orn.  Written by the Am [...]

The house on the mountain, by Ella Holcombe, illustrated by David Cox

  After the recent summer of horrendous bushfire in Australia, with the TV news footage still frightening and fresh in our minds, this [...]

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 [...]
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