Blog by author Kenneth Oppel
Author Kenneth Oppel tells us more about writing fantasy, visiting the past for inspiration and...

Blog by author Kenneth Oppel
New-look Harry Potter website Discover new areas on the revamped Harry Potter website, including Magical...

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Lynne Reid Banks

UPROOTED by LYNNE REID BANKS (author of Indian in the Cupboard) explores what happens when ten-year-old Lindy is evacuated to live in Canada as World War II begins. Here, author Lynne Reid Banks tells us about her writing. Plus...



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Emma Fischel

The witches of Witchworld have no need for old-fashioned wands or broomsticks, not when they have shiny Spellsticks and super-whizzy Skyriders instead. And no one has a cauldron... More

Boyface and the Tartan Badger

Boyface and the Tartan Badger
James Campbell

Boyface Antelope has been given a tartan badger for his tenth birthday. As everyone knows, tartan badgers are the worst pets in the world: they live for up to forty years, you... More

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