Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Sheikh Zayed Book Awards

Sheikh Zayed Book Awards BACK TO FEATURES Major book awards in the Arab world I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ibtisam Barakat for the UK Booksellers Conference. Ibtisam is the 2020 winner of the Sheikh Zayed Award for children’s literature for her book,...
Talking about Silent Books

Talking about Silent Books

Talking about Silent Books BACK TO NEWS Talking about Silent Books: How wordless texts are being used as a springboard for children’s discussions on how to live together and become socially responsible Fiona Maine, University of Cambridge The IBBY Silent Book project...
Reflecting Realities – call for action

Reflecting Realities – call for action

Reflecting Realities – call for action CLPE and BookTrust announce partnership to drive long-term and systemic change in representation in children’s literature and publishing Children’s reading charity BookTrust and the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education...
Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson BACK TO NEWS Jacqueline Woodson is the winner of the 2020 Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal following closely on her being awarded the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in 2018 so she is the recipient of the two most important global prizes for...
Medeia Cohan, Author of Hats of Faith (Shade 7)

Medeia Cohan, Author of Hats of Faith (Shade 7)

Medeia Cohan, Author of Hats of Faith (Shade 7) Medeia Cohan, author of Hats of Faith (Shade 7) A blog post by Medeia Cohan, author of Hats of Faith (Shade 7) When my son was about 2 years old I went looking for interesting books that would introduce him to the real...