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Learning Welsh? Would love to read Welsh? Then give it a go! - 9 Apr 2018

Learning Welsh? Would love to read Welsh? Then give it a go!

The Welsh Books Council is very pleased to announce that a new and exciting series of reading books aimed at adults learning Welsh will be published shortly  –  Cyfres Amdani.

Announcing the 2018 Tir na n-Og Awards Shortlist - 26 Mar 2018

Announcing the 2018 Tir na n-Og Awards Shortlist

The Welsh Books Council has announced the titles on the shortlist of the prestigious Tir na n-Og Awards 2018, presented annually by the Council to honour original work by authors and illustrators of children's books in Welsh and English.

LEGO Books in Welsh: Barod am Antur! and Anifeiliaid Anwes - 19 Mar 2018

LEGO Books in Welsh: Barod am Antur! and Anifeiliaid Anwes

Do you have a child that's fascinated with LEGO? These adaptations of LEGO books provide creativity, colour and education to all children.

Small Books - Big Stoires - Wales' Quick Reads 2018 Titles Available Now - 1 Mar 2018

Small Books - Big Stoires - Wales' Quick Reads 2018 Titles Available Now

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, packed with big stories, are the perfect way to develop a love of reading.

Share a Story on World Book Day - 26 Feb 2018

Share a Story on World Book Day

Celebrate Stories. Love Reading. How will you celebrate.

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

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

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 - 7 Feb 2018

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

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 - 1 Feb 2018

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

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 - 30 Jan 2018

Book Launch with local author Ursula Martin

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.

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