Make a Picture Book Competition

The ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2020 will launch in January! We are inviting those aged four to 18 years to create their own picture book, and a published picture book author or illustrator will choose the winners!

24/11/2019Make a Picture Book Competition

Booktrust Storytime Prize

Cyril and Pat by Emily Gravett has won the 'BookTrust Storytime Prize', a new award to celebrate the best books for sharing with babies and children aged 0-5. It is run in partnership with the Youth Library Group.

23/11/2019Booktrust Storytime Prize

Elmer helps raise thousands for charity

The auction of hundreds of hand painted 'Elmer elephants' around the country has helped to raise 765,000 for Hospice Charities.

16/11/2019Elmer helps raise thousands for charity

SLA Non Fiction Awards

The School Library Association (SLA) has announced the winners of the School Library Association Information Book Award 2019 and the Hachette Children's Group Award for Outstanding Contribution to Information Books.

13/11/2019SLA Non Fiction Awards

Letter to a Head Teacher

ReadingZone is sharing a letter sent by a parent to their child's new secondary school, asking why it doesn't have a professional school librarian - and explaining what the children are missing out by not having one.

10/11/2019Letter to a Head Teacher

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway nominations

Nominations for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been announced, with more than 162 books nominated for both medals. The longlists will be announced in February 2020.

04/11/2019Carnegie and Kate Greenaway nominations

Halloween giveaways!!

ReadingZone is working with Stripes Publishing to do a special Halloween giveaway to two primary and secondary schools this month - two sets of five books of Skeleton Keys by Guy Bass and Whiteout (Red Eye) by Gabriel Dylan!!

27/10/2019Halloween giveaways!!

Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 longlists

The Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 longlists have been announced, highlighting some of the best fiction and non fiction published in the last year.

24/10/2019Blue Peter Book Awards 2020 longlists

 Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9