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Guardian young critics competition 2016

Review one of the Guardian children's fiction prize 2016 longlisted books as an individual or a school book group and you could win books, national book tokens and an invitation to meet authors at the award ceremony!

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Children and non-fiction

Come and meet children's authors and discuss 'Adventures in the real world: factual books and reading for pleasure' on 19 July, 5.45-8pm, at Waterstones Piccadilly (203-206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD)

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ASK A LIBRARIAN

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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