These are my favourite children’s literature links.
Booktrust runs book prizes and lots of projects to encourage readers of all ages and cultures to discover and enjoy books and reading.
Scottish Book Trust
Committed to the promotion of reading and books: “Books expand intellectual, emotional and imaginative horizons, enriching people’s lives and experiences.”
Exactly what it says it is: a website devoted to picture books.
The chock-full, eyes-peeled, independent children’s books site…
A positive riot of links for anyone interested in children’s and teen books.
Children’s Books UK – information, news and views.
A UK site aimed at intelligent young readers who are keen to choose their own books. Over 290 book reviews and more being added all the time.
The Federation of Children's Book Groups
The FCBG is the umbrella body for children’s book groups across the British Isles. It liaises with schools, playgroups, publishers, libraries and other official bodies, and provides a meeting point for parents, professionals and everyone who shares its aims.
The National Association of Writers in Education (NAWE) supports the development of creative writing of all genres and in all educational and community settings throughout the UK.
The Word Pool
UK children’s book site for parents, teachers and writers. The Word Pool provides book reviews, ideas for reluctant readers, reviews and lots more – plus links to spin-off sites such as contact-an-author and UK children’s books (a guide to the online world of children’s books).
This is the company who are putting my novels onto Kindle and iPod. I owe them some free promotion for their patience and expertise!