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Picture Book Competition winners announced!
2nd Jul 15

Picture Book Competition winners announced!


After reading and enjoying the hundreds of picture book entries we received for the 2015 ReadingZone WBD Picture Book Competition, we're thrilled to announce the winners! Follow the link, below, to find out which picture books judge David Melling has chosen as the winners.


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Watch Jacqueline Wilson event online
28th Jun 15

Watch Jacqueline Wilson event online


Jacqueline Wilson took part in a Puffin Live event earlier this month when she celebrated the Victorians, and in case you missed it, the event is free to watch online.


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We speak to Elizabeth Laird about her new book
26th Jun 15

We speak to Elizabeth Laird about her new book


Elizabeth Laird tells us how learning about her family's ancestors, who owned a tea garden in India, helped inspire her latest story, Dindy and the Elephant.


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Lauren Child livestream event
18th Jun 15

Lauren Child livestream event


Watch Lauren Child talk about her awesome Ruby Redfort series in a free livestream event on 23rd June, 10.30-11.30am. The event will be aimed at those aged 9+.


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Betjeman Poetry Prize for young poets
16th Jun 15

Betjeman Poetry Prize for young poets


Author Lauren Child (pictured) and poet AF Harrold will be judging this year's Betjeman Poetry Prize for young people aged ten to 13 years. The closing date for entries is 31st July.


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www.betjemanpoetryprize.co.uk

Illustration and Comics with Sarah McIntyre!
10th Jun 15

Illustration and Comics with Sarah McIntyre!


Sarah McIntyre joined us on ReadingZone Live for a special event to talk about illustrating picture books, creating comics and co-creating fiction.


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Would you survive a survival training camp?!
10th Jun 15

Would you survive a survival training camp?!


In the latest Charlie Merrick's Misfits story, Charlie and his mates are accidentally sent to a survival training camp, rather than a football camp. We spoke to author Dave Cousins about how they got on!


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100 days to go to the new 'Dragon' book!
2nd Jun 15

100 days to go to the new 'Dragon' book!


How to Fight a Dragon's Fury, the final How to Train Your Dragon (HTTYD) book, is publishing in September and publisher Hodder Children's Books wants your help!


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