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UK Children's Literature Information and Resources

Armadillo Children's Book Review Magazine

An online magazine reviewing the latest books for children and young adults, including picture books, fiction and non-fiction.

Books for Keeps

Offers information about this bimonthly magazine for all those involved in children's literature, including publishers, parents and teachers. Includes sample issue request form, current contents and book reviews.

Booktrust Children's Books

Presents reviews, features, interviews and UK focused news about the latest children's book releases.

Chatterbooks

National network of reading groups for children, coordinated by The Reading Agency. Includes case studies and resources for libraries or schools wishing to set up a group.

Children's Book Circle

Non profit organisation for those interested in children's literature publishing, including agents, authors and illustrators. Includes event listings.

Federation of Children's Book Groups

Umbrella organisation for children's book groups around the country. Provides free booklists, information on events, a book group map, newsletter and details of National Share a Story Month.

International Board on Books for Young People

British section of this non profit organisation, which is dedicated to encouraging children's love of books.

National Centre for Research in Children's Literature

Promotes academic excellence in research into children’s literature, through conferences and postgraduate MA and PhD programmes. NCRCL

New Fairy Tales

Online journal of newly written fairy tales. Includes archives and submission information.

Outside In World

Promotes children's literature from around the world to British readers.

SCBWI British Isles

UK chapter of the worldwide Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators; includes details of local groups and activities, awards, and contacts. scbwi_bi

Seven Stories

Museum dedicated to British children's books. Features visitor information, collection highlights, games and event listings. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Sodor Island

Extensive Thomas the Tank Engine fan site, providing an episode guide, character guides, essays about the series and biographies of the Rev W Awdry and his son, Christopher.

Summer Reading Challenge

Annual reading challenge for kids which runs during the school summer holidays. Contains details of the current year's theme, plus information for parents, libraries and schools.

Tidy Bag

Devoted to Elisabeth Beresford's creations, The Wombles. tidybag

UK Children's Books

Features an extensive directory of sites connected to British children's books and authors.

Walker Books

Independent publisher of children's books.

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