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bookbug week

There’s a treat on the way for young readers in Scotland, as Bookbug Week prepares to launch and celebrate children’s books in Scotland. Bookbug Week 2016 will take place between 16 and 22 May, with hundreds of free story, song and rhyme events for families held across the country. The theme this year is Bookbug […]

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Things have been a bit quiet in KBC land recently because we have been engaged in the only pastime more fun than blogging – READING. We’ve been looking at some of the terrific books released recently which we think would make a top gift for readers of any age. Buy one for a friend or […]

Whilst we all like reading stuff online, there’s nothing like a magazine of your own to hold in your hand. Even better if you get it by subscription and it arrives in the post. Do you like reading magazines and comics? If you do you’re not alone. Take a look at the infographic below and […]

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    Best-selling children’s author and TV star David Walliams has announced that he will be taking to the skies and visiting schools around the UK to celebrate World Book Day. This one day, multi-city tour by helicopter – the #WalliamsWhirlwind tour – will take place on Thursday March 5th 2015. And Walliams could make a flying […]

read on get on

  International children’s rights charity Save the Children are aiming to turn October half term into a joyful celebration of reading with their Read On Get On campaign and a UK-wide tour Kicking off during half term school holidays in Westfield Stratford, London, on 27th October and later appearing in Cardiff, Manchester and Edinburgh, Save […]

family book club

Books are one of the most popular topics for children’s blogs. It’s great to share the books you love with others. So have you ever thought of starting a book group in your own family? You know what they say – the family that reads together gets smarter together. OK, nobody says that. But they should. […]

A thing of the past?

A new survey from the National Literacy Trust has found that a majority of young people aged 8-16 prefer to read a computer screen rather than a printed book or magazine. Nearly 35,000 kids took part in the survey, which also found that almost all children have access to a computer at home, with 4 in 10 […]

The Olly Book Blog

Blogging about books is particularly popular amongst kids – it’s a great way to share your views about books you’ve read with the wider world. And reading kids’ book review blogs is a fantastic way to discover new books to read because you know you’re getting an honest opinion from a young reader like you. Today […]


If you were inspired by our list of child book bloggers and fancy doing a few book reviews, here’s how to get your hands on some free books to help you do it. Learning company Pearson has today launched a national ‘Enjoy Reading’ campaign designed to inspire more children to develop a life-long love of […]

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