For Roald Dahl Day, we want to share our favourite facts about the famous author!
Literary agent Kate Scarborough celebrates the creative powers of teachers and highlights why they are fertile sources of new writing.
Do you ever think about the author of a piece of work before you photocopy it? In this blog, Graham Elsdon shares his experiences of being a teacher and author.
To celebrate International Story Day on 20 March, children’ author Linda Strachan reminds us why the stories we share are so essential to our development and wellbeing.
Hodder Education's Lis Tribe shares the process that goes into creating classroom resources.
Here at Barrington Stoke, our mission is to help children and young people unlock a love of reading, and we were thrilled this year when one of our titles for teen readers, Lark by Anthony McGowan, won the Carnegie Medal, the oldest and most prestigious prize in children’s publishing. We were founded over twenty years … Continue reading Engaging reluctant and struggling readers
It has been a very unusual time since March as the whole world has been turned upside down. The events of lockdown and planning the return to school have necessitated changes that no-one could have predicted six months ago. Along with other education-focused blogs, over the last few months CLA has been keen to share … Continue reading Lockdown Literature: Recent posts relating to lockdown
CLA's Co-Chair, Tony Bradman, discusses how writers and the creative sector have been hit by the coronavirus lockdown and how other organisations have been able to support them.
Picture book author, Jonathan Emmett, shares his top tips for recording and broadcasting from home. Although aimed at authors and illustrators, this blog would also be highly useful for teachers who need to record videos or broadcast to their students!
Caryl Hart tells us all about the Picture Book Author Events Online project and why she and Jonathan Emmett have given up weeks of their time to make it a success.