Booking is now open for the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ annual Conference 2013. It will take place 22-24th March 2013 at Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The conference is being organised by Ipswich Children’s Book Group, and it’s a weekend not to be missed if you are interested in children’s literature.
The conference is open to both members and non-members (though the former enjoy a discount which makes it worthwhile becoming a member), and this year visiting speakers include Michelle Paver, Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore, Marcus Sedgwick, Annabel Pitcher, Emma Chichester Clark, Harriet Castor, Gill Lewis, Mary Hooper , Sally Nicholls, Andrew Hammond, Adele Geras, Malaika Rose Stanley, Liz Pichon, Elen Caldecott, Colin Mulhern, Jonathan Meres, Angie Sage, Conrad Mason, Melvin Burgess, Rachel Ward, Jane Ray and Alex T. Smith!
NB. If you book by December 15th 2012 you will benefit from a discounted Conference rate.