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Children in Wales Make Space for Reading as Summer Reading Challenge Prepares for Lift-Off - 15 Jul 2019

Get ready to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Summer Reading Challenge with Space Chase, a very special reading mission.

The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Lord Elis-Thomas, launched the challenge in Newtown Library on Friday, 12 July 2019, and was joined by popular author and illustrator Max Low.

Reading Champions at Aber - 1 Jul 2019

On 25 and 26 June, scores of children from 34 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.

Books Can Be the Best Medicine: A New Chapter for Mental Health Prescriptions in Wales - 27 Jun 2019

From 26 June, health professionals in Wales will be able to prescribe free library books to assist people in managing their mental health or dealing with difficult feelings and experiences in what experts behind the scheme are calling ‘bibliotherapy’.

New Books in the Reading Well Wales Scheme - 27 Jun 2019

The Welsh Books Council is delighted to announce the publication of the first Welsh-language adaptations of titles dealing with mental health from the Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme.

Avid Readers Shine at BookSlam Finals - 6 Jun 2019

Pupils from Cyfarthfa Park Primary, Methyr Tydfil, BookSlam 2019 winners.

Joe Allen puts Wales on the Map... but where is Llyfr Glas Nebo? - 30 May 2019

Joe Allen puts Wales on the Map... but where is Llyfr Glas Nebo?

The winners of the 2019 Tir na n-Og Welsh-language awards were announced at this year's Urdd National Eisteddfod at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, on Thursday, May 30.

Catherine Fisher wins the Tir na n-Og children's literature award with The Clockwork Crow - 16 May 2019

Catherine Fisher wins the Tir na n-Og children's literature award with The Clockwork Crow

A magical mystery of snow and stars by a master storyteller.

Horatio Clare, Sir Simon Jenkins and Clare Mackintosh headline second Montgomeryshire Literary Festival - 13 May 2019

Horatio Clare, Sir Simon Jenkins and Clare Mackintosh headline second Montgomeryshire Literary Festival

Full programme details for this year's  Montgomeryshire Literary Festival  have been released, featuring a stellar line up of leading authors including Horatio Clare, Sir Simon Jenkins and Clare Mackintosh.

Wales Book of the Year Short List 2019 - 10 May 2019

Literature Wales has today announced which titles have been shortlisted for both the English and Welsh-language Wales Book of the Year Awards 2019.

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