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One of the most talked-about books of 2017, Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust, is published today and after eight months of secrecy, the embargo is now lifted on the novel's plot.

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What makes a great school library?

We asked Lucas Maxwell, librarian at Glenthorne High School in Sutton and the 2017 School Librarian of the Year, to tell us what makes his school library so special?

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Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

My Brother Is a Superhero: Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp: Book 2

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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