In the Picture: links
The AOI is a non-profit making trade association dedicated to its members' professional interests and the promotion of illustration. Find out about individual authors and illustrators who have supported In The Picture.
Information and advice on reading difficulties and/or disability and children’s books, including parents, young people, teachers, writers, illustrators and researchers.
Children's book review magazine.
A national programme that works through locally-based organisations to give a free pack of books to babies with guidance materials for parents and carers.
Children's books and resources for professionals working with young readers. Annotated book lists, information about children's books, publishing and children's books news.
The Changing Faces website is for everyone - to inform challenge and inspire - and ultimately change the way we all see disfigurement.
A website that allows all primary children to show their work and encourage them to be creative. Every child receives a certificate for the work and there are regular competitions for them to enter.
British Sign Language educational materials for all ages and abilities.
Create and buy a large, glossy, personalised book for your Deaf or hearing-impaired child, including children with hearing aids and cochlear implants. You can tailor the text to really bring the story to life and help others understand the best way of communicating with your child.
Eureka! The museum for children in Halifax, West Yorkshire is the first and foremost hands-on children's museum in the UK and is designed especially for 0 - 11 year olds.
The Every Disabled Child Matters Campaign is campaigning for all disabled children to have the right to the services and support they need to live ordinary lives.
A national voluntary organisation concerned with children and their books. Their aim is to promote enjoyment and interest in children's books and reading.
A community information site, support network and online forum for practitioners, academics and others interested in the Foundation Stage of education.
Health Libraries Group catalogue.
A quarterly magazine about illustration - the artists, the collections, the exhibitions and the key events relating to the subject.
Booksellers that celebrate equality and diversity in children’s books.
The Big Picture is a national campaign to promote picture books. They are working to increase the supply of and enhance the status of picture books in the UK. They have created a resources pack to support everyone working with picture books - available on the resources page of their website.
A voluntary organisation that offers a free service to visually impaired people of all ages, their families and schools. They have developed a range of "Living Picture Books" that are designed to provide visually impaired children with access to the wonderful illustrations in story books.
Early years and literacy issues.
The National Year of Reading is a year-long celebration of reading in all its forms. It aims to increase awareness of the many values of reading.
PEEP supports parents and carers in their role as their child's first educator, and provides training and support for practitioners working with families. The PEEP Learning Together programme offers information and activities to support young children's learning in everyday situations.
The Centre for Children's Books, Newcastle.
Support, information and friendship for families of disabled children.
Quentin Blake award.
A children's book site for parents, teachers and writers. A frequently asked questions section available for new writers and illustrators.
Words for life gives you an idea of what communication milestones your baby or child might reach as they grow. It includes fun activities you can do together to help your child develop their skills.