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Step into the past with Philip Ardagh series

We're giving away three sets of the first two books in Philip Ardagh's The Secret Diary series, published by Nosy Crow in association with the National Trust. We also spoke to Philip Ardagh to find out more about his...

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Melvin Burgess public event

YA Author Melvin Burgess will be taking part in an event at Waterstones Piccadilly, London, on 5 October, to celebrate his nomination for the Hans Christian Andersen Award

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Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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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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