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Announcing the 2019 Tir na n-Og Children's Literature Awards Shortlist - 11 Mar 2019

Announcing the 2019 Tir na n-Og Children's Literature Awards Shortlist

A variety to inspire readers of all kinds

Welsh and Welsh Interest books for sale at the Welsh Emporium in London - 6 Mar 2019

Books in Welsh and English will be available to purchase from the Welsh Books Council’s pop up stall at this year’s Welsh Emporium event in London. The event, which celebrates the craftsmanship, products and skills of Welsh companies, will be held at the London Welsh Centre on 10 March 2019, from 11am to 5pm. The Welsh Books Council pop-up is arranged in conjunction with the National Library of Wales.

Apprentice helping the Books Council - 6 Mar 2019

Apprentice helping the Books Council

The Books Council takes pride in our apprenticeship scheme and how it has not only helped our apprentice, Lewis, but also how Lewis has helped us to grow.

Tales on the Rails are back! - 4 Mar 2019

Tales on the Rails are back!

Mam-gu a Fi  on tour in Ceredigion.

Welsh Books Council encourages the nation to share stories from breakfast to bedtime for World Book Day 2019 - 4 Mar 2019

Welsh Books Council encourages the nation to share stories from breakfast to bedtime for World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019 is around the corner (7 March) and as part of the celebrations, the Welsh Books Council is inviting schools, bookshops, colleges, libraries, businesses and homes nationwide to join in the pleasure of reading a book and sharing a story. There will be all kinds of events across Wales to mark the special occasion – the largest annual celebration of books and reading in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Comic Mellten challenges young cartoonists to create their own masterpiece - 1 Mar 2019

It's St David's Day and Welsh language comic for children, Mellten is calling on children from across Wales to grab a pencil and colouring pens and create their own masterpiece of a cartoon character that could be friends with Boc the dragon.

World Book Day 2019 - 8 Feb 2019

World Book Day 2019

Welsh Books Council announces two new titles to celebrate stories and reading with young people.

Tales on the Rails are Back! - 4 Feb 2019

Tales on the Rails are Back!

'Mam-gu a Fi' on Tour in Ceredigion. This February, the Welsh Books Council have organised another event with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme.

From climate change to post-truth: Wales hotly tipped for literary talent-spotting - 28 Jan 2019

Literature Wales has today announed its investment in new writing and literary talent with its list of 2019 Writers' Bursaries and Mentoring Scheme recipients.

Firefly Set to Soar - 24 Jan 2019

Quarto Translations investment deal sparks bright furture.

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