Small Book – Big Person (Poland)

The social campaign which reminds us of the benefits of reading together in a family from the first months of a child’s life. It was devised in connection with a nationwide campaign, as part of which young parents will receive Read More …

CBI Reading Campaign (Ireland)

Every year in September CBI launches the annual Reading Campaign. An Irish children’s illustrator is commissioned to create an original piece of artwork, which is reproduced on posters, bookmarks and stickers for use in libraries, bookshops, schools and homes across Read More …

CBI Book of the Year Awards (Ireland)

The CBI Book of the Year Awards (formerly the Bisto Awards) are the leading annual children’s book awards in Ireland. Now in their 29th year, the awards are made annually by Children’s Books Ireland. The CBI Book of the Year Awards identify, Read More …

Swiss Children’s And Youth Media Award

The Swiss Children’s and Youth Media Award is awarded every two years by the umbrella association Swiss Teachers LCH and the Swiss Association of Children’s and Youth Media SIKJM to outstanding works of children’s literature. The prize is endowed with 10,000 francs, Read More …

What’s Your Story? (Scotland)

What’s Your Story? gives free creative writing support to all 13–19-year-old writers and illustrators in Scotland. We champion, showcase and encourage teen creative efforts in literature, whatever form these efforts take. What’s Your Story? is run by Scottish Book Trust Read More …

Writers Go to School (Czech Republic)

The Writers Go to School project organises meetings with writers and authors’ readings at selected schools. The project’s principal aim is to address children during their compulsory schooling, when it is possible to engage the interest not only of children Read More …

Book Time (Portugal)

Everyday reading day in classroom work Kindergarten and schools – 1st cycle Every week reading in classroom work Schools – 2nd , 3rd cycles and secondary The Book Time programme is designed to stimulate children’s and adolescents’ interests in books, Read More …

BookTrust’s prizes (United Kingdom)

Children’s Laureate The role of Children’s Laureate is awarded once every two years to an eminent writer or illustrator of children’s books to celebrate outstanding achievement in their field. Lauren Child is the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2017-2019 after being honoured Read More …

Book World Prague 2019 (Czech Republic)

As it celebrates its first quarter-century, Book World Prague will explore memory and reminiscence and the colour and variety of Latin America  The Book World Prague international book fair and literary festival is celebrating a jubilee year. Between 9th and Read More …