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ReadingZone Picture Book Competition Winners!

23/06/2019

Author and illustrator Steven Lenton has selected the winners of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2019, and we're delighted to share the winning picture books - and overall winner - with you!

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Young Creators Award Winner 2019

23/06/2019

A story and a manual for 'How to Deal With a Bugly-Whump' by James from Paddock Wood Primary School has won the Young Creators Award in the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2019, with runners-up prizes going to...

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Library Initiatives

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Chatterbooks, the national reading group initiative based in public libraries, is now moving into schools. What is Chatterbooks? Chatterbooks is a nationally-coordinated programme of reading groups run...

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Latest Titles

The Garden of Lost Secrets

The Garden of Lost Secrets, aimed at readers aged 9+, is set during The Great War in 1916. Clara has been sent to stay with her aunt and uncle who work on a large country estate. On arriving her Aunt, Mrs Gilbert, is...

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The Good Thieves

This is the new novel from master storyteller Katherine Rundell. When she and her mother travel to New York in the 1920s, Vita is heartbroken to see how unhappy her grandfather is as he has been cheated out of his...

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