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Room on the Broom in the West End

The Room on the Broom play, based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling book, will return to the West End this November, showing at the Lyric Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue from 26 November.

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Oliver Jeffers, Quentin Blake at South Bank

Oliver Jeffers, creator of How to Catch a Star, will be appearing live at the South Bank Centre on 1st - 2nd November, including in conversation with Quentin Blake.

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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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