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  • Psychological horror from Sam Pope

    Psychological horror from Sam Pope

    Video/Vlog

    Saturday, September 25, 2021

    From a graveyard in Oxford, author Sam Pope introduces us to her new psychological horror story, The Haunting of Lindy Pennyworth (Uclan Publishing).

  • Naomi Gibson introduces her new thriller

    Naomi Gibson introduces her new thriller

    Video/Vlog

    Friday, September 24, 2021

  • Poetry as Rebel Writing by Matt Goodfellow

    Poetry as Rebel Writing by Matt Goodfellow

    Book Blog

    Thursday, September 23, 2021

    Matt Goodfellow is a poet and performer whose collection, Bright Bursts of Colour, is shortlisted for the CLiPPA poetry award 2021. Here, he blogs about poetry as 'rebel writing' and gives suggestions for introducing poetry to the classroom...

  • Klaus Flugge Prize winner announced

    Klaus Flugge Prize winner announced

    Book Awards

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    The Klaus Flugge Prize for the most exciting newcomer to children's picture book illustration is awarded to Flavia Z. Drago for Gustavo the Shy Ghost.  Mexican Day of the Dead festival, old horror films and The Smiths all provided inspiration for the book.

  • World Book Day 2022 £1 books

    World Book Day 2022 £1 books

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021

    World Book Day celebrates its 25th birthday on 3rd March 2022 and everyone is invited to join the party!

  • Reading is Magic Festival

    Reading is Magic Festival

    Events

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    The free online Reading is Magic book festival, created by the Bath Children's Literature Festival, will run events for schools and families from Monday 27 September to Friday 1 October. 

  • The rules for being a vampire!

    The rules for being a vampire!

    Video/Vlog

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    As the nights draw in and with Halloween just around the corner, Rules for Vampires is the perfect book to get your teeth into...

  • An eerie tale

    An eerie tale

    Authors Q&As

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021

    For older readers, The Ash House explores a house made of ash and smoke that has hidden secrets. It is an eerie, layered story about family, friendship and courage.