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Young writers' competition opens
28th Oct 17

Young writers' competition opens


The Wicked Young Writer Awards is inviting those aged 5-25 years to submit a piece of writing for the competition. Entries can be up to 700 words and include fiction, non-fiction, scripts and poetry. The closing date is 12th March 2018.


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Meet private detective, Mr Penguin!
24th Oct 17

Meet private detective, Mr Penguin!


Fans of the Claude books will love Mr Penguin by author Alex T Smith. Here, we ask Alex why his new detective character is a penguin, and whether he likes spiders....


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Writing to save our environment
12th Oct 17

Writing to save our environment


Author Gill Lewis, a trained vet, often writes about activities that affect our environment and in Sky Dancer, she explores why the hen harrier is England's most endangered bird of prey.


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Could you be a witch for a week?
10th Oct 17

Could you be a witch for a week?


In her spell-binding new book, author Kaye Umansky introduces us to Elsie Pickles - who becomes a 'Witch for a Week' when she house-sits for the witch Magenta. Magic and mayhem follow!


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BBC marks 20 years of Harry Potter
16th Sep 17

BBC marks 20 years of Harry Potter


Drawing on a new exhibition being staged by the British Library from October, the BBC will be airing a one-hour documentary on Harry Potter: A History of Magic although the date has not been confirmed.


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Step back in time
11th Sep 17

Step back in time


Look out for mystery and mayhem in this new series by Philip Ardagh! Step back into the past and discover how hard Victorian maids had to work, or how boys would train as a knight!


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A new team of spies!
15th Aug 17

A new team of spies!


Look out for a ragdoll, a bear and a robot rabbit - the newest team of spies have arrived! Author MARK POWERS tells us more!


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A story about a perfect town
9th Aug 17

A story about a perfect town


In A Place Called Perfect, everything seems to be just that - but not is all as it seems... With the help of her new best friend, Boy, Violet must uncover the secrets of the town called Perfect - or risk losing her family, forever.


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