Dates for your Reading Diary January to April 2019

Here’s a reminder of some of the book related dates you may want to mark in your calendars!

January 2019:

7th January – Costa Book Award winners are announced

18th January – Winnie the Pooh Day

26th January to 2nd February – National Storytelling Week


February 2019:

7th February – Harry Potter Book Night

14th February – International Book Giving Day (and Valentine’s day of course!)

26th February – Tell a Fairy Tale Day


March 2019:

7th March – World Book Day

7th March – Winners of the Blue Peter Book Awards are announced

18th March – CILIP Carnegie and Greenaway shortlist announced

18th to 24th March – Shakespeare Week

20th March – World Storytelling Day

21st March – World Poetry Day


April 2019:

1st April – UKLA Book Awards shortlist announced

2nd April – International Children’s Book Day

23rd April – World Book Night