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Poetry competition for children aged 7-11

To celebrate the release of I Am the Seed that Grew the Tree - a gorgeous collection of nature poems - publisher Nosy Crow is inviting budding poets aged 7-11 across the UK to write a poem inspired by the natural world.

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Football School Giveaway!

We're celebrating the new Football School book with a special giveaway - three sets of the amazing Football School series! Plus we've got some terrific Top Ten Facts about football from the authors to share.

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St Grizzle's School for Girls, Geeks and Tag-along Zombies

This is the third in the series of McCombie's and Becka Moor's collaboration featuring St Grizzle's School for Girls. In the first, Dani arrived at this very strange school when her mother had to go abroad for an...

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Max and the Millions

As with all good children's books these days, this isn't just a straight yarn. Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery begins by introducing one of the unlikely heroes of the story - a school caretaker with more than...

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