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Welsh Books Council

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This website is being developed by the Welsh Books Council as a comprehensive source of information about the book industry. Pages will be added regularly and existing information will be augmented and kept up-to-date. If you would like to suggest new topics for inclusion or if you wish to post details of your own business, please contact us. 

On the Welsh Books Council's corporate website www.books.wales you will find full details of our services and campaings and our www.gwales.com website allows you to search for information about books from Wales, and order securely online should you so wish.

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Do Something Booky to Celebrate World Book Day 20! Celebrate Stories. Love Reading. - 24 Feb 2017

2017 marks a fantastic twenty years of World Book Day celebrations in the UK, which are to be held this year on Thursday, 2 March. There will be a variety of events across Wales on this day to mark the special occasion – the largest annual celebration of books and reading in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Rily Publications celebrating St. Davids Day

Rily Publications celebrating St. Davids Day - 20 Feb 2017

Rily Publications are celebrating St. Davids Day by launching 3 new factual books for children in Welsh!

Llandaff North Festival - Bookfest 2017

Llandaff North Festival - Bookfest 2017 - 16 Feb 2017

Llandaff North Festival is to hold its first ever events for bibliophiles, bookworms and book lovers of all ages, with BookFest  -  a book festival to coincide with two big dates. On Tues, Feb 28th the local library Hyb officially opens its doors and Thursday 2nd March is World Book Day 2017.

The Truth Behind Saint David of Wales Revealed in new book

The Truth Behind Saint David of Wales Revealed in new book - 14 Feb 2017

In Pursuit of Saint David  by historian Gerald Morgan follows the life of Saint David, looking at how the myths and traditions that surround the historical figure have come to be and how he eventually became such an important part of Welsh history.

Love Reading? Wales's Quick Reads 2017 Titles Launched on Valentine's Day!

Love Reading? Wales's Quick Reads 2017 Titles Launched on Valentine's Day! - 8 Feb 2017

As many as one in six adults struggle to read, and one of the main aims of Quick Reads is to encourage those reticent readers to pick up a book and give it a go. These short but compelling books are the perfect way to start a love affair with reading.