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Free proof set for reading group

Publisher Simon & Schuster has given us ten proof copies of Nightwanderers, the new book by award-winning writer CJ Flood (Infinite Sky) to give to a school reading group. Nightwanderers is publishing next month, and we'd love to know what you...

17/05/2016Free proof set for reading group

David Walliams free resource pack & books

Publisher HarperCollins is offering schools a free resource pack to celebrate David Walliams' new book, The World's Worst Children which is published on 19th May. We're also offering free copies of his books!

17/05/2016David Walliams free resource pack & books

A Boy Called Christmas to be made into a film

Matt Haig's well-received novel A Boy Called Christmas is going to be made into a film by Studio Canal and Blueprint Pictures. Ol Parker, who wrote the scripts for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel films, is understood to be writing the film...

16/05/2016A Boy Called Christmas to be made into a film

Shadowing programme for poetry award

Schools are invited to shadow the CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award), the only award for published poetry for children, with free teaching resources available.

13/05/2016Shadowing programme for poetry award

Best picture book: winners announced

The winners of the English 4-11 Best Picture Book awards have been announced. The awards are given for Fiction and Non-Fiction picture books in age ranges 4-7 years and 7-11 years.

11/05/2016Best picture book: winners announced

Whisper to Me book group set to give away

We have ten copies of Nick Lake's new psychological thriller, Whisper to Me (Bloomsbury Children's Books) to give away to a lucky reading group!

10/05/2016Whisper to Me book group set to give away

This year's Bookbuzz titles announced

The 17 titles in this year's Bookbuzz programme, which aims to keep Year 7 and 8's reading, have been announced. The programme, run by Booktrust, costs 3 per participating student and schools that sign up by 27 May and pay by 1st July will receive...

09/05/2016This year's Bookbuzz titles announced

Debut writers' shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Branford Boase Award, which highlights debut writers and their editors, has been announced and includes the winner of the Waterstone's Children's Prize, David Solomons' My Brother is a Superhero.

05/05/2016Debut writers' shortlist announced
 

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