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National Non-Fiction Day to be celebrated in UK

13th April 2010

A host of authors and illustrators have lent their support to a National Non-Fiction Day in the UK.

The new scheme, which is being launched by the Federation of Children's Book Groups (FCBG) in association with publisher Scholastic, will target November 4th as the day to celebrate the best information and narrative non-fiction books aimed at youngsters.

Children's writer Margaret Simpson, Stinking Rich and Just Plain Stinky's Philip Ardagh, Terry Deary of Horrible Histories fame and science author Nick Arnold are among the writers backing National Non-Fiction Day.

In addition, illustrators such as Kate Sheppard, Mike Phillips and Clive Goddard have given their support to the project.

'Non-fiction can inspire as well as educate, deliver humour along with hard facts and some of the tales it can tell rivals the best fiction for excitement and intrigue,' the organisers commented.

The FCBG was established more than 40 years ago and arranges book-related activities for children to allow them to meet authors and illustrators at storytelling sessions.

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