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Daniel Ingram-Brown visits primary school residential in the Yorkshire Dales

Inviting a children’s author to visit your school can be a fantastic way to inspire and enthuse your pupils about reading. Recently, a primary school … [read more]


‘The Big Write’ at The Royal Hall, Harrogate

'The Big Write' Big Write Promises UK’s Largest Literacy Session in Harrogate   What’s set to be the UK’s largest children’s literacy … [read more]


Bookbug Week 2016 (16th-22nd May)

Bookbug Week 2016 will take place between 16 and 22 May, with hundreds of free story, song and rhyme events for families with babies and young … [read more]


Guest post: Anneliese Emmans Dean on World Book Day 2016

Rarely have I felt as underdressed as I did when I visited Osbaldwick Primary School on World Book Day last week. I was the only person in mufti. The … [read more]


FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival: Children’s Programme

FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival unveils Children's Programme The Festival runs from Saturday 2nd April to Sunday 10th April in historic venues … [read more]

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Guest blog on Jason Beresford’s recent visit to The Rainbow Factory, Leeds

The Rainbow Factory is an exciting new play destination aimed at children up to around the age of 10, which aims to inspire a new generation with a … [read more]


Guest post: Anneliese Emmans Dean wins the 2015 NS Teachers’ Book Award for Poetry

We're pleased to feature a guest blog from York-based poet Anneliese Emmans Dean on her recent win at the NS Teachers’ Book Award.  Looking for … [read more]

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Attain magazine feature: Teresa Flavin visit to Belmont Grosvenor School

Book Events for Schools recently organised a visit by author/illustrator Teresa Flavin to Belmont Grosvenor School in Harrogate. The event was a … [read more]

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‘Weird and Wacky Places’ by Andy Seed (National Non-Fiction November)

National Non-Fiction November is a whole month dedicated to celebrating all things factual and is organised by the Federation of Children's Book … [read more]