Thanks to ...

From left to right:

  • The clown illustration from Honk Honk by Jessica Souhami
  • The grey and white bird illustration from The Lion and The Bird by Marianne Dubuc
  • Beegu from Beegu by Alexis Deacon
  • Noi from The Storm Whale by Benji Davies
  • Chimpanzee hanging from the title from Chimpanzees for Tea by Jo Empson
  • The bear from Chimpanzees for Tea by Jo Empson
  • The ginger cat from Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots illustrated by David Tazzyman
  • The parrot from Chimpanzees for Tea by Jo Empson
  • Alison Hubble from This is the Story of Alison Hubble illustrated by Bruce Ingman

We would like to thank all our funders, supporters and the organisations with which we have collaborated.

Arts Council Arts Council England, London
Arts Council European Commission
Unwin trust Unwin Charitable Trust
The Reader Organisation The Reader Organisation
L’Institut Français L’Institut Français
Marsh Christian Trust Marsh Christian Trust
Modern Poetry in Translation MPT Modern Poetry in Translation
Stephen Spender Trust Stephen Spender Trust

We would also like to thank all the publishers who have contributed towards their authors’ performances and workshops:


Barefoot Books


Child's Play

Book Island

Tate Publishing


Walker Books

Frances Lincoln

Macmillan Children’s Books

Simon and Schuster




Harper Collins

Andersen Press


Random House

Thanks too to all the illustrators and their publishers for permission to use selected images in our Children's Bookshow header this year.

Book Trust Booktrust
The Discovery Museum
Federat Federation of Children’s Book Groups 
he International Board on Books for Young People International board on books for young people
Marsh award Marsh Award for Children’s
Literature in Translation

The Migrant Museum Project

The Migrant Museum Project
Outside In Outside In Inside Out
Seven Stories
School Library Association School Library Association

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