23 Oct 2018

The Big Belton Book Fest

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Unleash your imagination and meet your favourite children’s authors as Belton House partners with the Lincolnshire Children’s Book Group to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Federation of Children’s Book Groups. We will be joined on Saturday 20th October for this FREE event at NT Belton House by Ali Sparkes, Megan Rix, Chloe Inkpen, Frann […]

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11 Aug 2018

Children’s Book Award 2018

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The Children’s Book Award is the only national children’s book award where the books are solely judged by children making it a favourite with the authors. 2018 Overall winner was a book for younger readers, ‘The Explorer’ by Katherine Rundell. Category 1 winner – ‘I Dare You’ by Reece Wykes Category 2 winner – ‘The […]

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11 Aug 2018

Jonathan Emmett Event

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The Lincolnshire Children’s Book Group was delighted to be invited to the launch of Jonathan Emmett’s latest picture book, ‘How the Borks Became’. The clever and beautifully illustrated book was presented by Jonathan and illustrator Elys Dolan at the Natural History Museum, Wollaton Hall, Nottingham on 19th May 2018.

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11 Aug 2018

James Bishop Event

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On Thursday 19th April 2018 LCBG welcomed James Bishop, author of his debut book ‘Iguana Boy…Saves the World with a triple cheese pizza’. James visited 2 of our local Primary schools Huntingtower and St Mary’s and received a fantastic response from over 300 keystage 2 children. We are looking forward to welcoming James back to […]

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11 Aug 2018

Conference 2018

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This years Conference celebrated 50 years of the ‘Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ at Queenswood School, Hertfordshire in sunny April 2018. Aptly named ‘A Golden Treasury, Hidden Gems and Bright Futures’ we were inspired and entertained by guest speakers Michael Morpurgo, Jacqueline Wilson, James Mayhew, Jackie Morris, Sarah Crossan, Heather Crossley along with many other […]

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11 Aug 2018

Dan Walker Event

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Dan Walker, Author of ‘Sky Thieves’ and ‘Desert Thieves’ Visited 6 of our local schools in November 2017. Secondary Schools; Priory Ruskin Academy & Kesteven Girls Grammar School and Primary schools; Long Bennington, Barrowby, St Mary’s and Denton were inspired and enthralled by Dan’s visit. The children were kept entertained with anecdotes of Dan’s childhood, […]

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11 Aug 2018

Tamsin Winter Event

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The LCBG are delighted that local author Tamsin Winter will be visiting two of our local Secondary school members. She will be visiting Grantham on 4th July 2017. Tamsin will be giving a talk to year 7’s at Walton Girls High School in the morning followed by a workshop for one lucky year 7 class […]

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11 Aug 2018

David Litchfield Mural

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Huntingtower Primary School won a competition by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups for a mural to be painted on the wall of their school by Author/Illustrator David Litchfield. David visited in June 2017….. painted a mural of ‘Grandads Secret Giant’, signed books and took the school assembly. The school is delighted with it’s new […]

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11 Aug 2018

Children’s Book Award 2017

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The 2017 Children’s Book Award; This years Overall Winner was ‘An Eagle in the Snow’ by Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman. Category 1 winner – ‘Oi Dog’ by Kes & Claire Gray and Jim Field Category 2 Winner – ‘An Eagle in the Snow’ by Michael Morpurgo & Michael Foreman Category 3 Winner […]

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