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Annual General Meeting 24 May 2017

Annual General Meeting 24 May 2017

Posted by hl11 at Apr 25, 2017 02:30 PM |

All individual members and Fellows are cordially invited to the 2017 Annual General Meeting which will be held on Wednesday 24 May at 5.00 at the British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London. (Doors open 4,30)

The business meeting will be followed by awards presentations and a reception to honour new Fellows and award winners.

If you would like to attend the meeting please RSVP to

English 4-11 Picture Book Awards Shortlist announced

English 4-11 Picture Book Awards Shortlist announced

Posted by hl11 at Apr 11, 2017 09:59 AM |

We are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the English 4-11 Best Picture Books of 2016

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In Memory of Margaret Mallett Webpage

In Memory of Margaret Mallett Webpage

Posted by hl11 at Apr 07, 2017 10:25 AM |

In memory of Margaret Mallet FEA who died on 28 March after a brief illness, we have created a new webpage where friends and colleagues share their memories of Margaret.

Margaret joined the Association's English 4-11 Editorial Board in 1999 after speaking at the Association's Primary Conference in York in March 1988 - Non-fiction: the Cinderella of children's books? She was elected a Fellow of the Association in 2005 and served as a member of the Association's Fellowship Committee until 2016.Margaret was also the co-founder, with Fellow Eve Bearne, of the Association's very successful Children's Literature Interest Group.

An inspiring teacher and author, Margaret's books include Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11: A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers (winner of the 2011 UKLA Academic Book Award), The Primary English Encyclopedia: The heart of the curriculum and Early Years Non-Fiction: A Guide to Helping Young Researchers Use and Enjoy Information Texts.

Margaret was also a regular contributor to Books for Keeps - the online children's books magazine - where you can see an impressive catalogue of her articles and reviews

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