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South Kensington Festival in November

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Choose your book of the year

The Red House Book Awards shortlist has been announced, with David Walliams, Malorie Blackman (pictured), Sophie Williams and Debi Gliori among those vying for the prize.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

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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