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Rising Stars' computing resources awarded

Primary school publisher Rising Stars has won the 'Best Primary Digital Content' award at BETT 2015 for its Switched on Computing resources, developed to support the new Computing curriculum in schools.

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Film rights sold for Darkmouth

Darkmouth, a debut novel from Irish writer Shane Hegarty, will be developed for the big screen by Alcon Entertainment. Next month we'll be talking to Shane Hegarty about his fabulous new adventure.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

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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