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BookBug Week 2015 (May 18th-24th 2015)

This May, children across Scotland will be enjoying a special week of BookBug events. The Bookbug initiative - which is funded by the Scottish … [read more]

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‘Raworths’ Young Writers’ Competition and The Big Write event (Harrogate)

 'Every Object Has a Story' writing competition Young writers across the Harrogate area are invited to take part in a creative writing competition … [read more]

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Guest post by author and illustrator Teresa Flavin

We're delighted to announce a guest post by Leeds-based author and illustrator Teresa Flavin about her new school visit collaboration with our sister … [read more]

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‘Silly Book of Side-Splitting Stuff’ by Andy Seed wins Blue Peter Book Award (5th March 2015)

World Book Day started with a bang this morning as the Blue Peter Book Awards winners were announced live on  a special book-themed edition of … [read more]

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The FT Weekend Literary Festival

We've been busy adding all the events for children and young people at this year's FT Weekend Oxford Literary Festival. And what a line-up! Philip … [read more]

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Paper Locksmith Collection, kits and booklets

A great resource for children interested in locksmiths and locks. Four lock types to cut out and make. They include a working dial type safe lock, a yale type lock, a cylinder lock and a combination lock. It also included a booklet on the history of locksmithing and modern lock mechanisms. … [read more]

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Book Events for Schools

Here at Book Events for Children we are celebrating a busy few months for our new service, Book Events for Schools, which organises author visits to … [read more]

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Anneliese Emmans Dean interview for National Non-Fiction November

York-based poet, performer and photographer Anneliese Emmans Dean is the author of Buzzing!, a National Insect Week recommended book, which was … [read more]

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Angie Sage at Ilkley Literature Festival: Review

A darkening room on an autumn afternoon provided the perfect backdrop to Angie Sage’s workshop about Araminta Spook, the ghost-hunting heroine of her … [read more]