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The special World Book Day books
25th Feb 18

The special World Book Day books


What will you be reading this World Book Day? There are loads of stories to exchange for your special World Book Day voucher! Read about aliens, a magical treehouse or discover the Bolds, a family of hyenas who pretend to be human!


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Killer queen bees and lethal bugs!
5th Feb 18

Killer queen bees and lethal bugs!


Tony De Saulles's new Bee Boy series launches this month with Clash of the Killer Queens! A story about bullies, friendship - and of course, bees!


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The funniest books for children!
28th Jan 18

The funniest books for children!


If you like stories that make you laugh, then look out for the winners of the Lollies (the Laugh Out Loud Awards)!


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The 500 Words competition is back!
28th Jan 18

The 500 Words competition is back!


The BBC's 500 Words short story competition is back! You can enter if you're aged between 5-13 years. The competition will close at 7pm on Thursday 22nd February.


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www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4h26...

Young writers' competition opens
28th Jan 18

Young writers' competition opens


Don't forget the Wicked Young Writer Awards is still open, inviting those aged 5-25 years to test out their writing skills. 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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www.WickedYoungWriterAwards.com

Pirates Ahoy!
12th Jan 18

Pirates Ahoy!


We caught up with author Amy Sparkes to talk all things pirates, battles and cake! in her series about the Worst. Pirate. Ever! Is Pirate Blunderbeard about to face his Worst. Mission. Ever!?


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Cressida Cowell headlines ReadingZone Festival
10th Jan 18

Cressida Cowell headlines ReadingZone Festival


Cressida Cowell, bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon books, will join the 2018 ReadingZone Festival with a public event on Saturday 3rd February at Dorking Halls in Surrey, to talk about her new series The Wizards of Once.


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www.dorkinghalls.co.uk/index.cfm?artic...

Dotty the super sleuth!
9th Jan 18

Dotty the super sleuth!


Author Clara Vulliamy talked to us about stationery, hieroglyphics and detectives as she celebrates her fifth Dotty Detective book - Dotty Detective: The Birthday Surprise!


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