Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlist 2020
News & Updates
How will you be celebrating World Book Day?
Work with CILIP and a UK-wide network of libraries and supporters to encourage everyone to discover their library this October.
2019 winners announced
Why children and young people use them or not, their literacy engagement and mental wellbeing
National Literacy Trust research shows that children who enjoy reading are three times more likely to have good mental wellbeing than children who don’t enjoy reading.
Did you know it's National Bookstart Week 4-10 June 2018?
Life expectancy shortened by 26 years for children growing up in areas with the most serious literacy problems
Reading Hack is a programme led by young people who do reading activities and volunteering to gain skills and experience.
Lauren Child named children's laureate
2nd April annually
6 out of top 10 most borrowed novelists are children's authors!