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Channel Island Children’s Book Award

How we came to launch our first ever Channel Island Children’s Book Award.

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15 Book and Reading Related Apps for Children

Working in a library I often get asked not only for recommendations for books for children but also for ways to encourage reluctant readers. A fun way to get children into reading is with book related apps, some can be used for learning to read and others which link to a well known series and… Continue reading 15 Book and Reading Related Apps for Children

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10 steps story template – Guardian reading for pleasure conference 2017

This year’s reading for pleasure conference introduced me to two inspiring authors The First was Candy Gourlay. Her debut novel ‘Tall Story’ won the Crystal Kite Award for Europe. Her second novel ‘Shine’ also won the Crystal Kite Award. She was an energetic and funny speaker and entertained us greatly with her story of her… Continue reading 10 steps story template – Guardian reading for pleasure conference 2017

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Schools’ Library Service Book Week 2017

As another Book Week ends it is lovely to see all feedback coming in about the great week everyone has had. You often wonder if the work you put into these events is worth it. Seeing the smile on everyone’s faces and the work being done within schools has been testament to the importance of… Continue reading Schools’ Library Service Book Week 2017

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8 (out of 10) Reasons Why We’re Dangerously Excited for David O’Doherty

Children’s book author and capricious comedian David O’Doherty will soon be making his way to Guernsey as part of a tour to celebrate the release of his latest book Doctor Noel Zone presents Danger Really is Everywhere.  On Thursday 6th October, Year 6 and Year 7 students have been invited to attend a session with… Continue reading 8 (out of 10) Reasons Why We’re Dangerously Excited for David O’Doherty