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

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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 love of reading. The only attraction of its kind in the north, it brings classic and modern … [read more]

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

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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 'the best literature on offer for use in the primary classroom'? Look no further! The NS Teachers' Book … [read more]

Attain magazine feature: Teresa Flavin visit to Belmont Grosvenor School

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Book Events for Schools recently organised a visit by author/illustrator Teresa Flavin to Belmont Grosvenor School in Harrogate. The event was a real success with Teresa speaking to the whole school about what inspired her to become an illustrator … [read more]

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

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National Non-Fiction November is a whole month dedicated to celebrating all things factual and is organised by the Federation of Children's Book Groups (FCBG). The theme of this year's event is 'Maps' and blogs, articles and giveaways will be … [read more]

Book Events for Schools

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Do you feel that your current reading and writing initiatives need a boost? An author visit could be the ideal way to support your day-to day teaching. Authors visiting schools bring a fresh outlook to the classroom; in a one day visit they come to … [read more]

Anneliese Emmans Dean interview for National Non-Fiction November

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York-based poet, performer and photographer Anneliese Emmans Dean is the author of Buzzing!, a National Insect Week recommended book, which was longlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal in 2013 and also shortlisted for the 2013 Royal Society … [read more]

National Non-Fiction November 2014

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National Non-Fiction November 2014 Here at Book Events for Children, we're delighted to be participating in National Non-Fiction November, which is the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ annual celebration of all things factual. Born out of … [read more]

Book Events for Schools

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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 primary schools. Working with a carefully-curated selection of authors, we provide advice and … [read more]