Create a book trailer - giveaway

Love making book trailers? Or want to try it out for the first time? We have sets of Chris Riddell's new book, Guardians of Magic, to give to five schools or book groups that would like to create a book trailer of it for ReadingZone.

13/09/2019Create a book trailer - giveaway

Julian is a Mermaid

Author and illustrator Jessica Love has won the Klaus Flugge Prize for 'most exciting newcomer to children's picture book illustration' for her picture book, Julian is a Mermaid (Walker Books).

11/09/2019Julian is a Mermaid

Roald Dahl Day 13 September

Roald Dahl Day on 13 September is celebrating Matilda and bravery - a party pack is available for schools to download and BBC Teach will make an interactive Roald Dahl lesson available.

03/09/2019Roald Dahl Day 13 September

BBC plans Michael Morpurgo animation

The BBC is planning an animated adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's story Mimi and the Mountain Dragon, with the production based on the original illustrations by Emily Gravett. It will be broadcast during the Christmas break.

22/08/2019BBC plans Michael Morpurgo animation

Encouraging teenagers to read

Scottish Book Trust has launched a new app to encourage young people in early secondary years to read for pleasure - both regular readers and more reluctant readers.

20/08/2019Encouraging teenagers to read

Funniest books for children

Most children say that they want books that will make them laugh, so don't miss the 2020 Laugh Out Loud (The Lollies) shortlist which highlights this year's funniest books for children.

20/08/2019Funniest books for children

UKLA Book Awards winners announced

The winners of the UKLA Book Awards for 2019 - the only book awards to be judged solely by teachers - have been announced and include a picture book, middle grade adventure and a book for older readers.

13/07/2019UKLA Book Awards winners announced

Little Rebels 2019 award winner

Catherine Johnson has won the 2019 Little Rebels Award for Radical Fiction for her short historical novel, Freedom.

12/07/2019Little Rebels 2019 award winner

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