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Winner of children's picture book illustration competition announced - 3 Jun 2021

The Books Council of Wales is delighted to announce the winner of a special competition organised with Urdd Gobaith Cymru to find new talent in the field of children’s book illustration.

Historical YA novel exploring Welsh language and identity wins 2021 Tir na n-Og Award - 21 May 2021

The Short Knife by Elen Caldecott (Andersen Press, 2020), a powerful and exciting YA novel set during the early Middle Ages, has triumphed in the English-language category of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2021 for children’s and young people’s literature.

Contemporary stories about the courage of two girls win 2021 Tir na n-Og Awards - 20 May 2021

Modern-day stories about the bravery of two girls who find themselves in very challenging but very different situations have triumphed in the Welsh-language categories of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2021 for children’s and young people’s literature.

New Trustees Appointed to Books Council of Wales - 24 Mar 2021

The Books Council of Wales has appointed seven new Trustees to lead the national charity in its work of supporting the publishing industry and promoting reading.

Tir na n-Og Awards 2021 Welsh-language shortlist revealed - 12 Mar 2021

The Books Council of Wales is delighted to announce the six Welsh-language books shortlisted for the 2021 Tir na n-Og Awards, which celebrate the best books from Wales for children and young people.

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