Books for Keeps 40th Anniversary

“The most important periodical in children’s books.” Philip Pullman

Books for Keeps is the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine. It was launched in 1980 and has been reviewing hundreds of new children’s books each year ever since, and publishing articles on every aspect of books for children. There are over 15,000 reviews on the website and more than 2,500 articles including interviews with the top children’s authors and illustrators. Recent interview subjects include Michael Rosen, Costa Children’s Book Award winner Jasbinder Bilan, illustrator Rob Biddulph and Elizabeth Laird.

Published bi-monthly, the magazine is free to all to read on your screen or mobile phone, though it can also be printed: find out more at www.booksforkeeps.co.uk and sign up to the newsletter to be alerted when each new issue is published.

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