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Here you will find the latest news, events, previews and reviews from the Manchester Children's Book Festival.

 


Tuesday, 11th July 2017

Winners announced at Mother Tongue Other Tongue 2017 Competition officially endorsed by inspirational football coach Annie Zaidi


Manchester Metropolitan University hosted the annual award ceremony for the Mother Tongue Other Tongue poetry competition this week, bringing together students and teachers from the North West and the West Midlands.

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Tuesday, 11th July 2017

MCBF presents 2017 Teacher Networking Event: Creative Learning Showcase with guest speaker Councillor Sara Rowbotham


Manchester Children’s Book Festival hosted the 2017 Teacher Networking Event: Creative Learning Showcase, this week inviting primary and secondary school teachers from all over the North West to explore ways to make their lesson plans creative, fun and engaging.

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Thursday, 6th July 2017

Bolton Comedian Sophie Willan launches Stories of Care book in Manchester


Comedian Sophie Willan launched a children’s book to share the stories of people who have been in care in Greater Manchester this week.

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Monday, 3rd July 2017

SCBWI present ‘The Author/Illustrator as a Brand’ at Manchester Children’s Book Festival


Members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and the Manchester Children’s Book Festival team gathered at Manchester Met this weekend for an event entitled The Author/Illustrator as a Brand.

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Wednesday, 7th June 2017

Ordsall Hall hosts 2017 Family Book Day


Ordsall Hall celebrated all things bookish this weekend at their Family Book Day.

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