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World Book Day Lecture 2015: Jackie Morris - 27 Feb 2015

World Book Day Lecture 2015: Jackie Morris

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.

Tic Toc - Sunday night is story night for young children on BBC Radio Cymru - 26 Feb 2015

Tic Toc - Sunday night is story night for young children on BBC Radio Cymru

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!

Honouring an Author of Children's Books: The Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2015 - 25 Feb 2015

Honouring an Author of Children's Books: The Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2015

Siân Lewis, author of over 250 books for children and young people, is the winner of the Mary Vaughan Jones Award 2015.

World Book Day Tour Rolling to Rhyl - 24 Feb 2015

World Book Day Tour Rolling to Rhyl

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.

Children's Book of the Month - new scheme launched - 16 Feb 2015

Children's Book of the Month - new scheme launched

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.

Catrin Dafydd announces long-awaited sequel to bestseller - 12 Feb 2015

Catrin Dafydd announces long-awaited sequel to bestseller

Critically-acclaimed Welsh author Catrin Dafydd publishes her new novel  Random Births and Love Hearts  (Gwasg Gomer) on 14th February 2015.

Bestseller available as an eBook - 30 Jan 2015

Bestseller available as an eBook

The Welsh-language Christmas bestseller -  Rhys Meirion - Stopio'r Byd am Funud Fach  (Y Lolfa) - is now available as an eBook.

Three Cheers for Wales! - 29 Jan 2015

Three Cheers for Wales!

Following the popularity of  Welsh Cakes and Custard  (Pont Books), Wendy White has written another book for children,  Three Cheers for Wales.

Zonia Bowen's autobiography - 26 Jan 2015

Zonia Bowen's autobiography

The founder of Merched y Wawr has published her autobiography,  Dy Bobl Di Fydd Fy Mhobl I  (Y Lolfa).

Jonathan Edwards wins the 2014 Costa Poetry Award - 6 Jan 2015

Jonathan Edwards wins the 2014 Costa Poetry Award

Jonathan Edwards has been awarded the 2014 Costa Poetry Award for his debut collection  My Family and Other Superheroes  (Seren).

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