Taking a break from snow hysteria, we’d like to share two very important things: Yesterday was World Book Day, one of our most favourite times of year! Any excuse to celebrate books and reading is fine by us and as usual, we were keeping track of the day’s festivities via the hashtag and the official… Read More Friday Reads Special: Quentin Blake!
We’re nearly two weeks into 2018 and we’ve been keeping busy; on Tuesday, we sent lots of project boxes off to schools to use for this term’s teaching plus they’ll also be receiving this half-term’s issue of our Book Bites newsletter which you can find (and read!) online just here. As this our first post… Read More Hello 2018!
We’re back after our brief half-term hiatus and we’re ready to enjoy the second half of this spring term- there’s lots to look forward to! While we were away, the longlists for the 2017 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards were announced; these will be whittled down into shortlists in a few weeks time (16th March)… Read More CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Longlists 2017
Unless you’re living on the moon, you may have seen us mention that the 2016 Summer Reading Challenge is Roald Dahl themed; produced by the Reading Agency, delivered by libraries and this year working in partnership with the author’s estate to celebrate 100 years since his birth in 1916. The Big Friendly Read is currently taking place… Read More Fri-Dahl Reads: Matilda!