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Funny books win Blue Peter Award

Hundreds of school children have voted for funny books as the winners of this year's Blue Peter Book Awards.

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When Blue Peter joined ReadingZone Live

We were thrilled to be part of the World Book Day Blue Peter event. Blue Peter joined us for our ReadingZone Live event with author and actor Henry Winkler - and we got to watch him receiving his gold Blue Peter badge!

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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

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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