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Lollies prize awards funniest books

19/01/2018

The winners of the Lollies (the Laugh Out Loud Awards) have been announced, with Best Medicine by Christine Hamill (Little Island Press) taking the Best Laugh Out Loud Book for 9-13 year olds.

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CLPE raises funds of Literacy Library

19/01/2018

CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education) is raising funds to build a library for its collection of 23,000 books and to provide a dedicated space for its teacher training programme.

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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: Tom Fletcher Book Club 2017

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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