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Men are less likely to read for pleasure

Men prefer to watch films of books than read the books themselves, according to new research commissioned by the Reading Agency.

20/04/2014

Dinosaur Roar! brought to life

Kids entertainment company Nurture Rights is to develop a theatre production of the picture book Dinosaur Roar! which was re-published this month by Random House in a 20th anniversary edition.

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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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