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Meg Rosoff to lecture on 'fear'

Meg Rosoff will give the 2015 Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture, entitled "Do Not Be Afraid to be Afraid". It will take place at 5pm on 10th September at Homerton College, Cambridge.

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Welcome back to the museum!

Turn the pages of Historium to explore intriguing objects from around the world in the Big Picture Press's follow-up to its award-winning Animalium (Welcome to the Museum series).

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

Captive

In Captive, a strong debut YA novel by AJ Grainger, we see politics 'from the inside', through the eyes of Robyn who is the daughter of the prime minister. Indeed the story begins inside Number 10 Downing Street as...

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All That Glitters

All That Glitters, the fourth book in the Geek Girl series, sees Harriet Manners arrive at sixth form college where she hopes to make new friends and to shine academically but invariably, embarrassing social gaffes,...

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