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NEWS

YALC postponed to 2021

04/06/2020

The YA Literature Convention (YALC) organisers have announced that the event will be postponed to 23rd - 25th July 2021, running alongside next year's London Film & Comic Con.

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Barnes Children's Literature Festival goes virtual

04/06/2020

Enjoy a host of free author events as the Barnes Children's Literature Festival goes online, Tuesday 9th to Sunday 14th June, including authors Cressida Cowell, Lauren Child, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Chris Riddell and...

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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

Here Lie the Secrets

Mia's best friend Holly died when they were thirteen. But years later, Holly still hasn't left her. Spending the summer in New York, Mia is hoping to escape the visions of Holly that haunt her life at home. There she...

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Hideous Beauty

Dylan is forced to come out after his secret relationship with Ellis is exposed on social media, but to his surprise, everyone is really supportive - or appears to be. But Dylan's and El's happiness is short-lived, and...

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