Tuesday, 24 November 2015

National Non-Fiction November – the value of children’s information books, some great articles and links to recent excellent titles

National Non Fiction NovemberIt’s National Non-Fiction November, a fitting opportunity to celebrate all that children’s non-fiction offers. Most importantly of all, good information books are fun. They inspire children’s curiosity and open up the world to them. They are accessible to readers of all abilities and interests. They make reading worthwhile and relevant to children who haven’t caught the reading bug through fiction. They also develop vital literacy and information skills, not least comprehension, so are perfect for delivering literacy across the curriculum.

There have been lots of useful articles recently on non-fiction for children.

2015 has been a fantastic year for children’s information books, and many are highlighted in these articles. These are useful sources for anyone keen to discover more excellent recent titles: