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Honouring Contribution to the Field of Children's Books – Mary Vaughan Jones 2021 Award

Honouring Contribution to the Field of Children's Books – Mary Vaughan Jones 2021 Award - 20 Oct 2021

Menna Lloyd Williams is the recipient of the 2021 Mary Vaughan Jones Lifetime Achievement Award.

Books Council of Wales Appoints New Treasurer, Alfred Oyekoya - 7 Oct 2021

The Books Council of Wales has today announced the appointment of its new Treasurer, Alfred O. Oyekoya, to the Board of Trustees.

Summer Reading challenge 2021 - Wild World Heores - 9 Jul 2021

Go wild for reading with the Summer Reading Challenge 2021 Wild World Heroes – online or at your local library

Winner of children's picture book illustration competition announced - 3 Jun 2021

The Books Council of Wales is delighted to announce the winner of a special competition organised with Urdd Gobaith Cymru to find new talent in the field of children’s book illustration.

Historical YA novel exploring Welsh language and identity wins 2021 Tir na n-Og Award - 21 May 2021

The Short Knife by Elen Caldecott (Andersen Press, 2020), a powerful and exciting YA novel set during the early Middle Ages, has triumphed in the English-language category of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2021 for children’s and young people’s literature.

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