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Waterstone's announces book prize winners

Katherine Rundell is the overall winner of the 2014 Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Waterstone's booksellers choose the winning books.

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Ofsted publishes Early Years report

The Ofsted Early Years Annual Report 2012/2013 has called for more rigour in how early years providers are assessed in order to help prepare children for starting school - including a check at age two years to tell if...

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

City of Fate

Set in the battle for Stalingrad, the story follows the struggle for survival of Yuri, a young teenage boy, and five-year-old Peter who he found in the rubble of their city. Snipers, Nazi shelling, lack of food and not...

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The Freedom Frontier

This is the fourth and final part of the Metawars series. The books are set in a world which is polluted, crowded and violent. Most people make life bearable by escaping to the Metasphere, a virtual space which allows...

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