The School Library Association has announced the winners of this year’s Information Book Award, which celebrates the amazing richness and sheer gorgeousness of much of the non-fiction available to our young people today. We urge you to take a look at the winners who were announced at a ceremony on 7th November: find it here.… Read More Natty New Non-Fiction!
The Information Book Award is an annual event run by the School Library Association (SLA) designed to both raise awareness and reinforce the importance of non-fiction texts. The 2016 shortlists were recently announced and feature a wide range of interesting information books across three age categories. Young people are given the opportunity to have their say and the… Read More SLA Information Book Award 2016
Established by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups, National Non-Fiction November is a month-long celebration drawing attention to the ‘wonderful world of non-fiction for children and young people’. Chris Routh wrote a brilliant write-up about on the CILIP blog about the importance of non-fiction, which you can see here– we wholeheartedly agree! This year’s theme is… Read More National Non-Fiction November
After months and months of careful planning, on Monday 2nd March all of our SLS team traveled to the wonderful Green Britain Centre in Swaffham to host our Cracking the Code conference and we’re pleased to report that it was a great success! (Above: some of our lovely SLS stock on display for all to… Read More We Cracked It! Our KS2 Conference
I couldn’t resist telling everyone about this unusual book from National Geographic, which crosses boundaries in a fascinating way – and is perfect for the new curriculum with its focus for primary children on ancient civilisations. This is an intriguing sideways look at the links between fossil remains – scientific facts – and the descriptions… Read More Myth Meets Paleontology