Over the past few months, you may have seen us write about our involvement in championing (and subsequently shadowing) the Junior Fiction category of the 2016 Peters Book Award- we definitely mentioned it a few times! The separate page we set up for our groups can still be viewed here , where it’ll remain for the foreseeable future.… Read More Our Peters Book of the Year Parties 2016
…Hi! Just us again. Two posts in two day seems a bit excessive but we’ve had a busy week and there’s lots we wanted to share. The Peters Book of the Year award winners were announced this week, with Jane Elson’s How to Fly with Broken Wings winning the junior fiction category, Miss Hazeltine’s Home… Read More Book Award Frenzy Friday
Yesterday was Harry Potter Book Night; we LOVE this annual celebration of everything Potter-related, now in its second year. The 2016 theme was ‘Night of Spells’; voting took place on the Bloomsbury website and the most popular spell was Expecto Patronum (definitely the best spell in our opinion!). You can see the top 10 here… Read More Potter, Libraries, Peters and more!
Two exciting things happened in our office this week: Firstly, the Peters Book of the Year shortlists were announced (see them all here); both of our KS2 fiction discussion groups will be championing the event, reading all of the books on the junior fiction list and sharing them with their classes. We’ll be profiling their… Read More Books of the Year and Kids’ Lit Quiz!
Those of you who have been reading this blog for a while may remember that last year, we held a picture book-themed party to celebrate Peters Book of the Year prize. The afternoon we spent at Cliff Park Infants School was SO much fun that we decided to do it again this year, with a… Read More Our Peters Picture Book Party 2015!
Readers of this blog may recall that last year we held a picture book party in honor of the 2014 Peters Book of the Year. If you don’t remember seeing us mention it, you can read our write-up here; as you can see, much fun was had by all! Peters are the largest specialist seller of children’s… Read More Peters Book of the Year 2015- the shortlists
The past five days will now be known as ‘the busiest week EVER, or at least the busiest week since the last time we claimed we were having an especially busy time.’ The madness began on Monday when two of team were at a training session coordinated by the Eastern Committee of the Youth Libraries Group (YLG). Entitled ‘Living Legends’,… Read More A conference, a training day, an Author in residence and a Peters party!