At Libraries 4 Schools we love books with wintery and Christmassy themes, so we thought we would give you our suggestions of stories to enjoy as the days get longer and darker. Come back every day in the run up to Christmas to see what tales we’re curling up with in our festive children’s book advent calendar!Continue reading “Festive Book Advent Calendar 2023”
“For you know what they say… If the wolves come out of the walls, then it’s all over.”Continue reading “‘The Wolves in the Walls’ | Little Angel Theatre takes on Gaiman and McKean | Play Review”
At Libraries 4 Schools we love picture books, so we thought we would give you our suggestions of stories to snuggle up and share with loved ones this December. Come back every day to open another door of the calendar and see what we’re snuggling up with!Continue reading “Snuggle Up & Share for Advent 2022!”
Can you believe it’s been 25 (+1*) years since Lynda started working in primary school libraries? We can’t either!Continue reading “25 years: Happy Anniversary to Lynda the Librarian!”
They say you should never put your head inside an alligator’s mouth…we think we’re willing to make an exception for this one though!Continue reading “The Alligator’s Mouth Award is newest children’s book award on the block!”
“It happened Once. Surely it couldn’t happen Twice?”
Cressida Cowell went around visiting Waterstones bookshops recently to promote her new book Twice Magic, the second instalment in her ‘Wizards of Once’ series, and we were lucky enough to catch her at one of these signings.
The Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Award winners for 2018 were announced yesterday, as well as the Amnesty CILIP Honour commendations; this is the third year that the Medals are joined by the commendations, which are given to the book on each shortlist that most distinctively illuminates, upholds or celebrates freedoms.
The Beaney House of Art and Knowledge is currently hosting a wonderful exhibition called ‘The BFG in Pictures’; 40 original illustrations by Quentin Blake for Roald Dahl’s book The BFG, courtesy of the House of Illustration gallery in London.
Congratulations to Meg Rosoff on winning the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award!