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Follow up to What the Ladybird Heard

Julia Donaldson has written a follow-up to her best-selling picture book, What the Ladybird Heard, which will be called What the Ladybird Heard Next. Like the earlier title, it will be illustrated by Lydia Monks.

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Join in The Big Wiggle

Follow the Very Hungry Catepillar with your very own Giant Wiggle, a sponsored walk for children under and around the age of 5 years old. A registration pack based on Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar is...

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ASK A LIBRARIAN

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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