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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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Welsh-Language World Book Day Book to be Published for the First time ever!

Welsh-Language World Book Day Book to be Published for the First time ever! - 8 Feb 2018

The  Welsh Books Council  is delighted to confirm that a special book to celebrate World Book Day is to be published for the first time ever in Welsh  –  and for the special price of  £1!

An Amazing Line-up of Authors and Illustrators Announced for the Biggest Book Show on Earth Tour

An Amazing Line-up of Authors and Illustrators Announced for the Biggest Book Show on Earth Tour - 7 Feb 2018

A fantastic line-up of authors and illustrators has been announced for the Biggest Book Show on Earth tour, which will be held in Aberystwyth and Carmarthen for the first time ever this year. Almost 1,500 children, aged between 9 and 11, will attend these events free of charge.

Original Welsh Children's Book chosen as part of the Welsh Government's Flying Start Scheme

Original Welsh Children's Book chosen as part of the Welsh Government's Flying Start Scheme - 1 Feb 2018

Geiriau Cyntaf Cyw  by Helen Davies (Y Lolfa) was chosen as the successful book after the Welsh Books Council was asked to be part of the tendering process to supply 10,000 copies of a Welsh title as part of the Flying Start programme.

Book Launch with local author Ursula Martin

Book Launch with local author Ursula Martin - 30 Jan 2018

7pm, Friday 16th February - Great Oak Bookshop, Llanidloes.

Annual Stocktake - 26 Jan 2018

The Welsh Books Council Distribution Centre will be undertaking their annual stocktake this week, and all Gwales orders placed after midday on Friday, 26 January will be dealt with on Thursday, 1 February. This does not affect eBook orders.