Non-Fiction for children and young people: Video resources

Looking for a video to use as a way into exploring non-fiction for children and young people? Maybe one of these will help.

Stewart Ross on children’s non-fiction

Nicola Davies: Summer Institute 2011- How to Write Facts for an Audience

Nicola Davies: Narratives in Nonfiction Writing

Nicola Davies: On Writing One Tiny Turtle

Big Blue Whale by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Nick lMaland

Big Blue Whale by Nicola Davies from Candlewick Press on Vimeo.

Surprising Sharks by Nicola Davies, illustrated by James Croft

Surprising Sharks by Nicola Davies from Candlewick Press on Vimeo.

Non-fiction books for kids
3 North American experts discuss the value of kids reading non-fiction books and share some of their favourites

An interview with non-fiction author Gail Gibbons

The What on Earth? Wallbook

A new film (2015) by Stewart Ross all about non-fiction (“a daft expression”)

If you know of any other useful video clips about non-fiction for children and young people please get in touch so it can be added to our list.