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Carnegie & Greenaway nominations announced

20/10/2014

The official nominations for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been announced. The final shortlist will be announced on Tuesday 15th March 2015, when the shadowing scheme for schools will begin.

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Organise a record-breaker for WBD 2015!

18/10/2014

World Book Day organisers are offering three lucky schools a visit from an official Guinness World Record judge on World Book Day, Thursday 5th March 2015, as it attempts to make the entire day a record-breaking...

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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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