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ReadingZone World Book Day Competition

Looking for a great World Book Day activity? In January, we will be launching our competition for children to make a picture book. Author and illustrator Neal Layton (That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown illus, The Tree)...

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Andy Riley on drawing and writing

Andy Riley - screen writer, comic creator and author of the King Flashypants series, joined ReadingZone Live to talk about how drawing helped him to create his new series for children, starring a boy who is a king.

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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

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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