The latest News from the book trade in Wales
Jackie Morris, artist, author and world-famous illustrator, will give this year’s World Book Day lecture at the Norwegian Church, Cardiff Bay, on Wednesday, 4 March.
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Starting on St David’s Day, Sunday night will be Welsh story night for small children all over the country as BBC Radio Cymru launches a brand-new service for very young listeners - and their parents or carers, of course!
Siân Lewis, author of over 250 books for children and young people, is the winner of the Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2015.
A thousand children from schools in Denbighshire and Conwy descended on Rhyl Pavilion on 25 February to witness the Biggest Book Show on Earth, part of this year’s World Book Day celebrations. This year’s event was bigger than ever in scope and size, featuring over 40 top children’s authors and illustrators and visiting ten locations throughout the UK and Ireland, including Bath, Glasgow and Dublin.
Are you bonkers about books? Hip, hip, hurray! The Welsh Books Council is gearing up for World Book Day on 5 March by launching Wales’s first ever Children’s Book of the Month scheme.
Critically-acclaimed Welsh author Catrin Dafydd publishes her new novel Random Births and Love Hearts (Gwasg Gomer) on 14th February 2015.
The Welsh-language Christmas bestseller - Rhys Meirion - Stopio'r Byd am Funud Fach (Y Lolfa) - is now available as an eBook.
Following the popularity of Welsh Cakes and Custard (Pont Books), Wendy White has written another book for children, Three Cheers for Wales.
The founder of Merched y Wawr has published her autobiography, Dy Bobl Di Fydd Fy Mhobl I (Y Lolfa).
Jonathan Edwards has been awarded the 2014 Costa Poetry Award for his debut collection My Family and Other Superheroes (Seren).
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