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Cottrell-Boyce to lecture on 'Time'

16/08/2014

Booking is now open for The Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture, celebrating excellence in writing for children. The 2014 lecture will be given by Frank Cottrell Boyce.

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James Dawson gives Patrick Hardy Lecture

15/08/2014

This year's Patrick Hardy Lecture will be given by the new Queen of Teen, James Dawson. The annual lecture is organised by the Children's Book Circle.

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Forum

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Library Initiatives

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Chatterbooks, the national reading group initiative based in public libraries, is now moving into schools. What is Chatterbooks? Chatterbooks is a nationally-coordinated programme of reading groups run...

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Latest Titles

The City of Fear: Bk.3

This is the third book in the Battles of Ben Kingdom trilogy. Victorian London is ruled by fear. The bloodthirsty Legion have captured the Queen and walled off the city, ushering in a reign of terror. Only Ben Kingdom...

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Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Quest for the Magic Porcupine

This is the latest addition to the hilarious Stinkbomb & Ketchup Face books from the OUP stable, for ages seven years plus. Oi! You at the back! Yes, you! Stop mucking about and get a move on. Some of us are waiting to...

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