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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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Tales on the Rails!

Tales on the Rails! - 21 Mar 2017

This April, the Welsh Books Council are organising an Author Tour with a difference as part of their successful  @LlyfrDaFabBooks  scheme. Past events have included school visits by authors such as Siân Lewis, Griff Rowland and Dan Anthony, but this time pupils will meet the author whilst on a train journey!

New Publications on the Welsh Books Council App!

New Publications on the Welsh Books Council App! - 16 Mar 2017

CAA Cymru (Educational Resource Publisher) has recently launched a new series of aps, 'Moli a Meg' and 'Jac a Jes' on the  Welsh Books Council App.

2017 Tir na n-Og Awards Shortlist Announced - 8 Mar 2017

TITLES THAT MARK A CHILD'S READING JOURNEY FROM INFANCY TO YOUTH. The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2017.

New Book Celebrating Painter Thomas Jones of Pencerrig

New Book Celebrating Painter Thomas Jones of Pencerrig - 6 Mar 2017

Thomas Jones of Pencerrig - artist, traveller, country squire  by Richard Veasey is the full-length biography of the eighteenth-century landscape painter and seeks to draw together the different threads of his life.

Melinau Gwlân/ Woollen Mills of Wales

Melinau Gwlân/ Woollen Mills of Wales - 1 Mar 2017

It is St David's Day and Gomer Press have published a new book that celebrates the iconic woollen mills of Wales  -  Melinau Gwlân/ Woollen Mills of Wales.