Children’s Book Week

From Children's Book Week

Resource type: Event

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3

Region(s): All of UK

Children’s Book Week was first established in 1919 in the USA as a way to celebrate books for young people and promote the joy of reading. In 2023, Children’s Book Week celebrations are planned for May 1st – 7th and November 6th – 12th across the USA.

In the UK, there is no fixed date for Children’s Book Week and schools are encouraged to celebrate Children’s Book Week at whatever time fits best with their school calendar.

Cost: Free.

About Children’s Book Week: Children’s Book Week has been celebrated in the USA for over 100 years and is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. It is administered by Every Child a Reader, an award-winning charity that celebrates the powerful impact that books have on the lives of young people.

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