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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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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.

What is The Best of the Best?

What is The Best of the Best? - 16 May 2018

The Welsh Books Council are in search of just that. For the best in Welsh language children and young adult literature throughout the years so that it can be shared with today's audience.

Wales Book of the Year Short List 2018

Wales Book of the Year Short List 2018 - 11 May 2018

After many months reading through Wales' literary offerings from 2017, two independent judging panels have chosen their 9-strong Short Lists for both the English and Welsh-language Wales Book of the Year Awards 2018.

Aberystwyth at the heart of this year's winner

Aberystwyth at the heart of this year's winner - 10 May 2018

Author Hayley Long wins the Tir na n-Og children's literature award for YA title.