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A 'Little Rebels' book list

19/03/2017

The Little Rebels Children's Book Award has shared its submissions' list for this year's award. Their children's fiction prize (0-12 years) recognises children's fiction which promotes social justice or social...

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Jeff Povey's Shift giveaway

18/03/2017

We're giving a shout-out for Escape, the final book in Jeff Povey's Shift series (ages 14+), which publishes this month - and we're giving away two sets of the trilogy, including the books Shift, Delete and Escape...

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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

My Brother is a Superhero: Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp: Book 2

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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