National Non-Fiction November

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National Non-Fiction November is the Federation of Children’s Book Groups’ annual celebration of all things factual. Born out of National Non-Fiction Day, the brain child of Adam Lancaster during his years as Chair, the whole month now celebrates all those readers that have a passion for information and facts and attempts to bring non fiction celebration in line with those of fiction.

Why not celebrate National Non-Fiction November by arranging an author visit or exploring one of the many types of non-fiction books for children and young people, any time during the month of November? You could team up with a local museum or organisation and build a session around books on a particular topic, such as local history or famous people. Click here to download our 2016 database of non-fiction authors who are keen to do book group visits!

You can find out about our specific plans for 2016’s National Non-Fiction November here: http://www.fcbg.org.uk/national-non-fiction-november-2016/

Philip Ardagh signing books on National Non-Fiction Day 2010

Celebrating National Non-Fiction Day 2010 with Ipswich Children’s Book Group

Our thanks go to Giada Giusti who designed the National Non-Fiction November logo.