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Lifetime award for Shirley Hughes

06/07/2015

Author and illustrator Shirley Hughes is to be presented with a Lifetime Award by Booktrust to celebrate her work at a celebration in London tomorrow, 7th July.

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Poetry writing advice from Hilda Offen

06/07/2015

Poet Hilda Offen (Blue Balloon and Rabbit Ears) gives some advice to young people on where to start when they decide to write a poem.

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Forum

Question : Current Debates, Reading ideas in the 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

Captive

In Captive, a strong debut YA novel by AJ Grainger, we see politics 'from the inside', through the eyes of Robyn who is the daughter of the prime minister. Indeed the story begins inside Number 10 Downing Street as...

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All That Glitters

All That Glitters, the fourth book in the Geek Girl series, sees Harriet Manners arrive at sixth form college where she hopes to make new friends and to shine academically but invariably, embarrassing social gaffes,...

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