Details of events past and future relating to the 2017-18 Award can be found below.
You can also view our archive of events from earlier years.
Launch Event (18 Oct 2017)
The DBA committee are delighted to announce that our special guests at the launch event on 18th October 2017 will be Chris Riddell and Paul Cookson.
Chris Riddell is author of the Goth Girl series and former Children's Laureate.
Paul Cookson is a poet with over sixty titles to his name and will be launching this year's DBA poetry competition.
We hope you will join us and look forward to seeing you there! Schools and home educators interested in bringing pupils to this free event should contact our Schools Coordinator Lynne Coppendale as soon as possible.
Monday 23rd October 2017
The DBA is thrilled to announce a visit from the wonderful Andy Stanton, creator of Mr Gum, this October.
Andy will be coming along to Stirling Primary School on Monday, 23rd October and will do two talks, one starting at 10.45 and the second at 13.15.
Don't delay, book your places today by contacting schools coordinator Lynne Coppendale via our Contact page.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Tuesday 14th November 2017
Back by popular demand, this autumn the DBA are once again proud to welcome the wonderful Matt Haig and Chris Mould!
To celebrate the latest book in their highly successful A Boy Called Christmas series, the dynamic duo will be appearing at St Peter's Primary School, Doncaster, at 10am on Tuesday, 14th November 2017.
Come along and get yourself into the Christmas spirit early! Contact Lynne Coppendale today (via our Contact page) to book your places.
Keep checking back regularly for full details of our other events in 2017-18. In the meantime, why not check out all our fantastic events from last year?
The new home of the Doncaster Book Award is the Doncaster Dome! Here we will be able to cater for a much larger audience... now whole year groups can be accommodated! Interested schools are invited to contact lynnecoppendale(аt)doncasterbookaward.net to find out more.