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Friday, 11 October 2013
T. Llew Jones Day
Tying in nicely with Children’s Book Week, it’s T. Llew
Jones Day! The prolific Welsh writer and poet, who wrote for both children and
adults, is celebrated every year on his birthday, 11th October. He
was born in 1915 and died in 2009, but his English and Welsh language books
remain as popular as ever. He was committed to addressing the shortage of
Welsh language books for children in post-war Wales and became involved in
conferences and competitions to generate new works as well as helping the shortfall by writing his own
books! You can find out more about T. Llew Jones from the National Library of
Wales’ Welsh Biography Online and see what the Welsh Books Council has to say about T. Llew Jones Day on their
If you’ve yet to discover T. Llew Jones yourself, we have a number of his books
in Townhill Library.