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ReadingZone World Book Day Competition

03/12/2016

Looking for a great World Book Day activity? In January, we will be launching our competition for children to make a picture book. Author and illustrator Neal Layton (That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown illus, The Tree)...

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Andy Riley on drawing and writing

03/12/2016

Andy Riley - screen writer, comic creator and author of the King Flashypants series, joined ReadingZone Live to talk about how drawing helped him to create his new series for children, starring a boy who is a king.

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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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