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Welsh Books Council

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This website is being developed by the Welsh Books Council as a comprehensive source of information about the book industry. Pages will be added regularly and existing information will be augmented and kept up-to-date. If you would like to suggest new topics for inclusion or if you wish to post details of your own business, please contact us. 

On the Welsh Books Council's corporate website www.books.wales you will find full details of our services and campaings and our www.gwales.com website allows you to search for information about books from Wales, and order securely online should you so wish.

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A fun-filled final for young readers.

A fun-filled final for young readers. - 18 Jun 2018

On 13 and 14 June, scores of children from 35 schools across Wales took over the Arts Centre in Aberystwyth for two days of keen competition. It was the national round of Darllen Dros Gymru, the Welsh Books Council's Welsh-language books competition for primary schools in Wales. All pupils were competing for a number of prestigious awards by discussing books and performing short dramatic presentations based on titles they had read.

Pupils shine at National Reading Competition

Pupils shine at National Reading Competition - 6 Jun 2018

A team of avid readers from Sant Baruc Primary School, Vale of Glamorgan, have been crowned the 2018 Champions of BookSlam, the Welsh Books Council's annual reading competition for children.

Two great reads win Children's Book Awards

Two great reads win Children's Book Awards - 31 May 2018

The Welsh Books Council has announced the winners of the 2018 Tir na n-Og Welsh-language Awards at the Brecon and Radnorshire Urdd National Eisteddfod at Builth Wells.

Wales on the Map

Wales on the Map - 25 May 2018

Wales; the land of song, daffodils, sheep, rolling hills, Gareth Bale, a baked bean museum and so, so, so much more!

Gio Compario hits the right note with learners!

Gio Compario hits the right note with learners! - 25 May 2018

On Friday, 1 June, at the Urdd National Eisteddfod in Builth Wells, the Welsh Books Council and the National Centre for Learning Welsh will launch the first ten new titles in the  Amdani  (Go for it!) series  –  with the Minister for Welsh Language and Lifelong Learning, Eluned Morgan AM.