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The flying circus is coming to town!

20/07/2016

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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Guardian young critics competition 2016

20/07/2016

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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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

My Brother is a Superhero

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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