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2015 World Book Day titles announced

The line-up for next year's World Book Day titles have been announced and will include authors Michael Morpurgo, Holly Smale and Chris Riddell.

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Spinebreakers to close

Publisher Penguin Random House is to close its teen book community, Spinebreakers, on 30th September. The publisher said it would focus on online spaces where its audience is "already present".

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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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