Nicolette Jones discusses her involvement with The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival

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Nicolette Jones is the children's book editor of The Sunday Times and 'Young people's programme director' of The Sunday Times Oxford Literary Festival. Here at Book Events for Children, we are delighted that Nicolette took the time to answer our … [read more]

Blue Peter Book Awards 2013

How many of you remember watching Blue Peter yourselves as children? The programme still has enduring popularity with youngsters today and since 2000, The Blue Peter Book Awards have been celebrating the best in children's books. The judges … [read more]

David Wood Interview

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Anyone who has taken a child to the theatre in recent years will need no introduction to the work of David Wood OBE. As well as writing his own plays (since the 1960s), David has adapted numerous children's books for the stage, including Roald Dahl's … [read more]

The Book Events for Children’s Holiday Guide: Week Six

The Book Events for Children’s Holiday Guide Week Six: Sat 25th - Fri 31st August Here at Book Events for Children, we’ve lined up a book-related event for every day of the summer holidays (from Sat 21st July to Fri 31st August.) The guide will … [read more]

The Book Events for Children’s Holiday Guide: Week Three

The Book Events for Children's Holiday Guide Week Three: Sat 4th - Fri 10th August Here at Book Events for Children, we’ve lined up a book-related event for every day of the summer holidays (from Sat 21st July to Fri 31st August.) The guide … [read more]

The Book Events for Children Holiday Guide: Week One

The Book Events for Children Holiday Guide Week One: (Sat 21st July-Fri 27th July) It's that time again and the school holidays are nearly upon us. Have you got lots of fun and interesting activities lined up for your children? Or are you … [read more]

The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Buckinghamshire

Tucked away in the heart of Great Missenden - the home of author Roald Dahl for over 36 years - is the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre. I recently took my three young children for a visit and I'd be hard pushed to say who enjoyed it more, them or … [read more]