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'Refugee' and 'Tim Peake' feature in children's writing

The BBC 500 Words competition, in which nearly 125,000 children took part, has revealed that 'Refugee' is their Children's Word of the Year, while Tim Peake also featured in many of the children's stories.

27/05/2016'Refugee' and 'Tim Peake' feature in children's writing

Egmont explores eBook decline

Publisher Egmont has carried out research among families to explore why eBook sales for children's books remain modest and in decline whilst print sales continue to grow?

27/05/2016Egmont explores eBook decline

Share your ideas for World Book Day

Are you willing to share your good practise around World Book Day with fellow teachers? World Book Day is looking to develop a series of case studies focusing on how schools use World Book Day to focus on reading for pleasure.

24/05/2016Share your ideas for World Book Day

Anne Cassidy reimagines 'Of Mice And Men'

Anne Cassidy's latest novella, Thicker than Water, is a reimagining of Steinbeck's classic, 'Of Mice and Men'. It is published by Barrington Stoke this month and here, Anne tells us how she changed Steinbeck's story.

23/05/2016Anne Cassidy reimagines 'Of Mice And Men'

Name the Cat winner!

Millie, from Fairways Primary School in Leigh on Sea, Essex, has won the Name the Cat competition we ran with Hachette Children's Books last month for their upcoming picture book, The Cat Who Ate Christmas.

21/05/2016Name the Cat winner!

WIN David Walliams' picture books

We're doing a fabulous give-away this month of three sets of David Walliams' picture books to three primary schools or nurseries, incuding his latest picture book The First Hippo on the Moon.

20/05/2016WIN David Walliams' picture books

Celebrating Dr Seuss!

This May sees the reissues of 4 of Dr. Seuss's most celebrated children's books: The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Fox in Socks and One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. We have sets to give away, and some great ideas for using his books in...

20/05/2016Celebrating Dr Seuss!

Win a set of Dr Seuss books!

Publisher HarperCollins has provided two sets of the fabulous new-look Dr Seuss books, The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Fox in Socks and One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, for us to give away!

20/05/2016Win a set of Dr Seuss books!
 

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