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Booking virtual author events

12/07/2020

While many author visits had to be cancelled during the spring and summer terms, many schools have continued with online events and organisation Authors Abroad is offering a range of 'virtual visit' options.

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Catch up on Summer Camp

11/07/2020

Earlier this month Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell ran an online 'Summer Camp' for children and young people, introducing poets, illustrators, storytellers and authors. If you missed it, you can catch up with the...

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Forum

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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

Here Lie the Secrets

Mia's best friend Holly died when they were thirteen. But years later, Holly still hasn't left her. Spending the summer in New York, Mia is hoping to escape the visions of Holly that haunt her life at home. There she...

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Hideous Beauty

Dylan is forced to come out after his secret relationship with Ellis is exposed on social media, but to his surprise, everyone is really supportive - or appears to be. But Dylan's and El's happiness is short-lived, and...

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