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NEWS

Jeff Kinney to appear live in Blackpool

29/09/2016

Wimpy Kid fans will be thrilled to hear that author Jeff Kinney will be doing a live event in Blackpool this November!

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Odd children and dangerous demons

27/09/2016

Look out for the new film, Miss Peregrin's Home for Peculiar Children, which is based on Ransom Riggs' chilling bestseller, set in an orphanage, about children with some strange abilities.

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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

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: Book 2

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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