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Information Book Awards shortlist

22/05/2020

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.

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Children's illustrators shortlisted

22/05/2020

The shortlist for the 2020 Klaus Flugge Prize, which highlights the most promising and exciting newcomers to picture book illustration, has been announced.

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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

Deeplight

The gods of The Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Now the gods are dead, but their remains are stirring beneath the waves . . . On the streets of the...

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Furious Thing

Anger was something to believe in when the world let her down. FURIOUS THING roars with justifiable anger at an unfair world, as one girl fights to claim back the spaces that belong to her and battles to be heard . . ....

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