Longlist announced for Derby Children's Picture Book Award 2021
Thank you to all the authors, illustrators and publishers who submitted books for this year's Award.
22nd January 2021
Our December Book Quiz
Here's our Christmas present to you! We hope that our December Book Quiz will provide you with some well-deserved entertainment over Christmas.
20th December 2020
Our November Book Quiz
Lockdown 2 is still with us, but here’s our November Festival Book Quiz to keep you entertained.
27th November 2020
Our Autumn Edition Book Quiz!
Now that the clocks have gone back, we thought you might like some book-related entertainment for the coming months.
30th October 2020
Shared Reading Poetry Quiz
How good is your poetry knowledge? On National Poetry Day, have a go at our Shared Reading Poetry quiz to find out!
1st October 2020
Celebrating National Poetry Day
Thursday 1 October is National Poetry Day and we'll be celebrating with activities both online and in the community
26th September 2020
Congratulations to our Flash Fiction winners
We received 539 entries across three age categories in this year’s Flash Fiction writing competition on the theme ‘Home’.
7th July 2020
DBF Quiz 2020
Our annual Festival Book Quiz returns!
5th June 2020
Working with Illustration Students at the University of Derby
This year, we worked with students on the University of Derby Illustration course to illustrate our Festival programme. Derby Book Festival Director Vicky Daws...
28th May 2020