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"The Arts Council is to develop a new children's literature strategy encompassing all areas of children's books, from bookselling and publishing to teacher training and book promotion. A consultation paper was launched by the Arts Council this week. The consultation period will last to 14th November [see below], and the final recommendations will be announced on 4th December..."

The Arts Council Press Release

Download the consultation paper, From looking glass to spyglass...
Conspicuously missing from this consultation paper is any mention of the role of websites in the promotion of children's books and reading. You can be sure that ACHUKA will make this a central theme of our response to the paper. Page 7 observes generally: "Children?s literature promotion is a vast and active field in which valuable work often takes place in a rather fragmented and piecemeal way." No more so than online!

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