Useful Links

Scholastic UK
The publisher of the Wild Thing series.

The publisher of Emma Barnes’s books.

An Awfully Big Blog Adventure (ABBA)
Blog written by children’s writers – includng Emma.

Federation of Children’s Book Groups
A network of book groups all over the country which run author visits and other book events for children, and publish a magazine, Carousel.

The National Literacy Trust

Reading Matters
Reviews by adults and children of a wide range of classic and contemporary children’s books.

The Word Pool
A great site packed with information for anyone with an interest in Children’s Books.

Achuka Children’s Books UK
Reviews, news, author profiles, interviews.

Book Trust
Charity that promotes books and reading.

Scattered Authors Society
The site for a large society of UK children’s authors.

Kids on the Net

Children’s Book Council (USA)



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