Tag Archives: children’s authors

S. F. Said writes about the opening of the Children’s Book Corner in the Newsam Library at UCL IOE

On 30th March, the children’s author, S.F. Said, opened the Children’s Book Corner in the Newsam Library at the UCL Institute of Education.  The brain child of Sue McGonigle, Tutor in Primary Education and Sally Perry, Curriculum Resources Librarian, the … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton – the Beckenham years

Just added to our stock is a new DVD on the early life of children’s author Enid Blyton. Produced by Footprint Productions in Bromley, this production looks at the formative years of the woman who would later go on to … Continue reading

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Prize winners in waiting

You might have noticed some attractive new novels and picture books on display near the stairs on Level 4 of the library. These have recently been acquired for the Curriculum Resources collection and are the 16 shortlisted books for the … Continue reading

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National Non-Fiction Day

Today sees the UK’s third National Non-Fiction Day, an annual celebration of all things factual, organized by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups in partnership with Scholastic Children’s Books.   Check out the NNFD website for ‘fun stuff’ (free resources … Continue reading

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Wonderlands

Next weekend (24th – 26th August) the British Library hosts a Festival of International Writing for Children. Three days of stories, words, drawings, conversations and explorations as some of the best known writers for children and young people appear on the British Library’s piazza … Continue reading

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Who next…? : a guide to children’s authors

One of the standard questions that school and children’s librarians get asked is “I enjoyed x, what else can I read?” Well, apart from being one of those questions that can put you on the spot as a librarian, it’s … Continue reading

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