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CLiPPA poetry set to give away!

We have a set of the brilliant poetry books shortlisted for this year's CLiPPA award to give away! Here, you can also find out how one of the books, Falling Out of the Sky: Poems about Myths and Monsters, came about.

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Creative Writing Prize Winner

The winner of the inaugural Jacqueline Wilson Writing Prize is 11 year old Emily Weston from Rochester in Kent, whose story The Last Sign will be published in Jacqueline Wilson's new book, Clover Moon, in October.

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Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

My Brother is a Superhero

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

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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