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Barnes Children's Literature Festival goes virtual

04/06/2020

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Enjoy a host of free author events as the Barnes Children's Literature Festival goes online, Tuesday 9th to Sunday 14th June, including authors Cressida Cowell, Lauren Child, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Chris Riddell and Axel Scheffler.fish

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Free lockdown book addresses children's fears

03/06/2020

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A free book, Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and illustrator David Litchfield, which helps address children's concerns during lockdown, has been made available online by Walker Books.fish

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Winnie and Wilbur 'Stay at Home' ebook

03/06/2020

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Author and illustrator Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul have created a new Winnie the Witch picture book, Winnie and Wilbur Stay at Home, which is available as a free ebook.fish

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Staying Home free ebook

03/06/2020

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Publisher Andersen Press has released a free eBook, Staying Home, by author Sally Nicholls, illus Viviane Schwarz, which can be downloaded below, to help occupy children and their parents during lockdown.fish

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Free Coronavirus book for children

03/06/2020

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Independent publisher Nosy Crow has launched a free digital book for children (5-9 years) that helps to explain what is coronavirus and other common questions about the reasons behind the current lockdown.fish

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Puffin's Festival of Dreams events

01/06/2020

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Publisher Puffin's Festival of Big Dreams, an online festival in partnership with Waterstones, will launch on Monday 8th June and offer a week of online events with Puffin's authors and illustrators.fish

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Win free books for your school

29/05/2020

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The National Book Tokens competition to win thousands of pounds in books for schools is now open, so remember to nominate your school for the free draw! The closing date is 12pm on Friday 31 July.fish

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Information Book Awards shortlist

22/05/2020

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The shortlist for the School Library Association Information Book Award 2020 has been announced, with 11 books across ages from under seven years to 16+ included.fish

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