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On your marks, get set, write: - 3 Oct 2019

On your marks, get set, write:

#Her100Cerdd is back to celebrate National Poetry Day

Welsh adaption of 'Mixed Emotions' - 23 Sep 2019

Welsh adaption of 'Mixed Emotions'

Rily Publications is about to publish an innovative Welsh-language book for children that introduces the basics of various underlying emotions, including anger, happiness, jealousy, fear and anxiety.

Eloise Williams named first Children's Laureate Wales - 18 Sep 2019

Eloise Williams named first Children's Laureate Wales

Literature Wales has announced that popular Pembrokeshire-based children's author  Eloise Williams  is the first  Children's Laureate Wales.  This new national ambassadorial post aims to engage and inspire the children of Wales through literature, and to promote a child's right to have their stories and voices heard.

RYGBI - 13 Sep 2019


Rygbi;  the book that contains everything you need to know about the world of rugby, from how to play, iconic players, the World Cup, legendary teams as well as all the facts and figures to make us all excited about this wonderful and all-consuming game!

News item 12.9.19 - 12 Sep 2019

Developments at Gomer Press, BCW Response - 11 Sep 2019

Books Council on the hunt for the new 'Gruffalo' - 10 Sep 2019

Books Council on the hunt for the new 'Gruffalo'

The Books Council of Wales are launching a new competition with the Urdd for the 2020 Eisteddfod.

Literary Medal 2019 - 7 Aug 2019

Literary Medal 2019

Rhiannon Ifans has been awarded the Literary Medal at the 2019 National Eisteddfod for her novel, ‘Ingrid’.

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2019 - 6 Aug 2019

Daniel Owen Memorial Prize 2019

The winner of the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize for 2018 is Guto Dafydd for his novel, Carafanio.

Children in Wales Make Space for Reading as Summer Reading Challenge Prepares for Lift-Off - 15 Jul 2019

Get ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Summer Reading Challenge with Space Chase, a very special reading mission.

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas, launched the challenge in Newtown Library on Friday, 12 July 2019, and was joined by popular author and illustrator Max Low.

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