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Young Writers' Prize

Look out for the IGGY & Litro Young Writers' Prize 2014/15, open to those aged 13 to 18 years, with a 2000 cash prize for the winning entry. The theme of this year's competition is Myths and Legends.

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Information Book Award winners announced

The winner of the Information Book Award 2014 is Get into Art: Animals by Susie Brooks (Kingfisher), selected by the judges, while children chose Starving the Anxiety Gremlin by Kate Collins-Donnelly (Jessica Kingsley...

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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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