Words Matter (Finland)

One of our literacy and reading campaigns encourages vocational school students to read. Sanat haltuun (‘Words matter!’) campaign is funded by UPM and implemented by the Finnish Reading Centre. The aim of the campaign is to find hands-on solutions to Read More …

Prix Enfantaisie (ISJM)

The “Prix Enfantaisie” is a Swiss award for children’s and youth literature in French. Every year, an “album” (picture books for children between 7 and 9 years) and a “roman” (novels for children between 10 and 12 years) is awarded. The jury are children. Read More …

Swiss Children’s and Youth Books Award

The Swiss Children’s and Youth Book Award honors annually an outstanding publication in the fields of picture books, children’s and youth books – non-fiction books or comics with a young target group can also be awarded. An independent jury nominates Read More …

Lese-Schaufenster 2017/2018 – A Shop Window for Books

In cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, and together with the little reading robot Hiro, the Austrian Bookclub invites all Austrian educational institutions to join the initiative Lese-Schaufenster (A Shop Window for Books) for the school year 2017/2018. Read More …

The Reading Aloud Club (Germany)

If you enjoy reading and reading aloud to someone, love beautiful stories, enjoy dealing with children, would like to share this enthusiasm and pass it on, becoming a volunteer in the Reading-Aloud Club is the right thing for you. The Read More …

The Young Critic’s Award (Norway)

Ungdommens kritikerpris (the Young Critics’ Award) is a high school literary award, which was established in 2005. A jury of professional critics nominate eight novels for adults, and seven jury classes are chosen to read and discuss the books within 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 …

Children’s Book Month (Belgium)

Children’s Book Month is an annual event, held in March, and is the major book festival for children between the ages of 4 and 12. Each spring we celebrate the best children’s books on that year’s chosen theme. This unfading project Read More …