October is Black History Month – this is an annual event where the history of black people is highlighted – people from African countries, people scattered all over the world because of slavery, forced immigration or invitation. There’s an amazing website dedicated to Black History Month – https://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/ (opens in a new tab), so I … More Black History Month
I know it’s Adults’ books, but we’re excited by the Booker Prize Shortlist this year! The 2019 Booker Prize shortlist has been announced. • The Testaments (Vintage, Chatto & Windus) by Margaret Atwood (Canada) • Ducks, Newburyport (Galley Beggar Press) by Lucy Ellmann (USA/UK) • Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) by Bernardine Evaristo (UK) • … More Booker Prize Shortlist Announced!
The BA Children’s Bookselling Group has announced A Wolf Called Wander by Rosanne Parry as its Independent Booksellers’ Children’s Book of the Month for May. From the author of The Turn of the Tide, A Wolf Called Wander is the story of Swift, a young wolf who is separated from his pack and forced to … More May – Indie Children’s Book of the Month
Bloomsbury Picture Books is all about making us feel better when we’re not sure about something! The idea of this scheme is to match each child with the perfect book for them. They’re inspired by seasonal events and situations that little ones can relate to. This month is Worry and the books they’ve included on … More Worry (May) – Bloomsbury Picture Books
Bloomsbury Picture Books is all about making sure we have enough energy to see us through the day! The idea of this scheme is to match each child with the perfect book for them. They’re inspired by seasonal events and situations that little ones can relate to. This month is Bedtime, and the books they’ve … More Bedtime (April) – Bloomsbury Picture Books