Thanks to ...

From left to right:

  • The giraffe illustration from Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Jun Takabatake
  • The chimpanzee illustration from Chimpanzees for Tea by Jo Empson
  • The Tiger from The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr    
  • The elf from Sausages by Jessica Souhami
  • The cat and dog from Bicycling to the Moon by Virpi Talvitie
  • Mr Gumpy from Mr Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham
  • The child and dog from Grandad’s Secret Giant by David Litchfield
  • The Hedgehog from Lift by Ulla Saar
  • The pencil from The Pencil 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

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


Andersen Press
Barefoot Books
Barrington Stoke
Child’s Play
Faber & Faber
Harper Collins
Frances Lincoln
Penguin Random House
Pont Books
Walker Books
The New York Review Children’s Collection

Book Trust Booktrust
The Discovery Museum
Estonian Embassy
Federat Federation of Children’s Book Groups 
Finnish Embassy
he International Board on Books for Young People International board on books for young people
Japan Foundation
Marsh award Marsh Award for Children’s
Literature in Translation
Outside In Outside In Inside Out
Sasakawa Sasakawa Foundation
School Library Association School Library Association