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What is The Best of the Best? - 9 Jul 2018

What is The Best of the Best?

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.

Robert Minhinnick wins the 2018 Wales Book of the Year Award - 27 Jun 2018

Robert Minhinnick wins the 2018 Wales Book of the Year Award for his "powerful and political" collection,  Diary of the Last Man.

Penarth Literature Festival - 26 Jun 2018

Penarth Literature Festival

Griffin Books is hosting the seventh annual Penarth Literature Festival over the weekend 6th-8th July.

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

A fun-filled final for young readers.

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 - 6 Jun 2018

Pupils shine at National Reading Competition

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 - 31 May 2018

Two great reads win Children's Book Awards

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 - 25 May 2018

Wales on the Map

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! - 25 May 2018

Gio Compario hits the right note with learners!

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? - 16 May 2018

What is The Best of the Best?

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 - 11 May 2018

Wales Book of the Year Short List 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.

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