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Sign up for World Book Day online shows

21/01/2018

World Book Day's The Biggest Book Show on Earth is back and schools can now sign up to watch one of two online events from 28th February. World Book Day 2018 takes place on Thursday 1st March.

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2018 Hans Christian Andersen Awards shortlist

21/01/2018

IBBY, the International Board on Books for Young People, has announced the shortlist for the 2018 Hans Christian Andersen Award - the most prestigious international children's book award - although this year's...

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Library Initiatives

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Chatterbooks, the national reading group initiative based in public libraries, is now moving into schools. What is Chatterbooks? Chatterbooks is a nationally-coordinated programme of reading groups run...

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Latest Titles

My Brother Is a Superhero: Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp: Book 2

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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