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Our Autumn Edition 2021 will be held from 5 – 7 November with 10 events in QUAD and 1 event on 9 November in Derby Theatre. Tickets will go on sale in September from our Events web link or from the venues.

Autumn Edition - 5-9 Nov

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Our February Book Quiz

Here's our latest monthly Book Quiz. Ten rounds of ten questions. Have fun!

Our February Book Quiz

26th February 2021

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Shortlist announced for Derby Children’s Picture Book Award

Derby Book Festival has announced the three shortlisted books for the Derby Children’s Picture Book Award 2021.

Shortlist announced for Derby Children’s Picture Book Award

8th February 2021

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Our January Book Quiz

Here's our latest monthly Book Quiz. Ten rounds of ten questions ... we think it's a bit easier this month!

Our January Book Quiz

29th January 2021

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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.

Longlist announced for Derby Children's Picture Book Award 2021

22nd January 2021

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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.

Our December Book Quiz

20th December 2020

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Our November Book Quiz

Lockdown 2 is still with us, but here’s our November Festival Book Quiz to keep you entertained.

Our November Book Quiz

27th November 2020

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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.

Our Autumn Edition Book Quiz!

30th October 2020

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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!

Shared Reading Poetry Quiz

1st October 2020

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Celebrating National Poetry Day

Thursday 1 October is National Poetry Day and we'll be celebrating with activities both online and in the community

Celebrating National Poetry Day

26th September 2020