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Michael Morpurgo exhibition
21st Jul 16

Michael Morpurgo exhibition


Seven Stories, the children's book centre in Newcastle, has opened a new exhibition about bestselling author Michael Morpurgo, with information about his writing, ideas and even a replica of his 'creative caravan'!


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www.sevenstories.org.uk

Discovering The Other Alice
20th Jul 16

Discovering The Other Alice


In Michelle Harrison's new book, THE OTHER ALICE, the main character Alice is obsessed by writing - and she has the ability to bring her characters to life in the real world! We asked Michelle to tell us more about her brilliant new novel!


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The flying circus is coming to town!
20th Jul 16

The flying circus is coming to town!


Ned Waddlesworth is an ordinary boy until his 13th birthday when he discovers that his family are anything but ordinary! Look out for a flying circus, evil clowns and an ancient curse in NED'S CIRCUS OF MARVELS!


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Mini wildlife drawing competition!
20th Jul 16

Mini wildlife drawing competition!


Here's a great end of term activity! We're looking for children's drawings of their favourite animals as part of a competition we're joining on Twitter - and we have free QED books to give away to the winners!


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blog.quartoknows.com/quartokids/2016/0...

Guardian young critics competition 2016
20th Jul 16

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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www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-si...

The Big Friendly Read!
18th Jul 16

The Big Friendly Read!


Join in this summer's Big Friendly Read that will be taking place in libraries up and down the country. It's free to join and you get prizes for the books you read!


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Staggering Storytellers on CBBC
13th Jul 16

Staggering Storytellers on CBBC


Look out for a one-off Horrible Histories programme about Staggering Storytellers, from Stone Age times to the present. You can watch it on iPlayer - we loved it as it's funny and informative about telling stories.


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www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07l12vk...

The Guardian children's fiction prize longlist
8th Jul 16

The Guardian children's fiction prize longlist


The eight titles shortlisted for the Guardian children's fiction prize 2016 have been announced and include books by Malorie Blackman and Tanya Landman as well as debut writers Martin Stewart and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock.


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www.theguardian.com/young-critics-comp...

 
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