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Kathryn Anderson, Booktrust Coordinator Northern Ireland, writes about Julia Donaldson's tour of Northern Ireland libraries
Posted March 18, 2013
Julia Donaldson visited Bishop Stortford College in Hertfordshire this month to present the award for the 2013 Bishop Stortford Picture Book Award
Posted February 18, 2013
Tell us who you think should follow in Julia Donaldson's footsteps as the Children's Laureate 2013-15
Posted February 15, 2013
Julia has launched a series of short plays specifically designed to help improve reading skills, and encourage children to enjoy reading Plays to Read is a series of 60 short...
Posted January 21, 2013
Celebrating 20 years of Julia's first book, A Squash and a Squeeze Julia Donaldson's first ever book, A Squash and a Squeeze was first published in 1993. This year, she...
Posted January 9, 2013
Julia's Room on the Broom flies onto TV screens this Christmas! Follwing the success of The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, the BBC's new animated adaptation of one of Julia's...
Posted December 9, 2012
As the Laureate Library Tour comes to an end Lauren Ace, Senior Publicity Manager for Macmillan Children's Books (and Fairy Queen Extraordinaire), joins us to reflect on seven magical weeks.
Posted October 19, 2012
The Laureate Library Tour comes to a triumphant end in Penrith and Carlisle
Posted October 18, 2012
Nearing the end of their journey, Julia and Malcolm visit Holt Park Community Library and York Library
Posted October 16, 2012
Julia and Malcolm visit Scunthorpe Library and the Huddersfield Children's Bookshop
Posted October 15, 2012