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BBC plans Michael Morpurgo animation

The BBC is planning an animated adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's story Mimi and the Mountain Dragon, with the production based on the original illustrations by Emily Gravett. It will be broadcast during the Christmas...

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Encouraging young teenagers to read

Scottish Book Trust has launched a new app to encourage children in early secondary years to read for pleasure - both regular readers and more reluctant readers.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

I, Cosmo

The story of one dog's attempt to save his family, become a star, and eat a lot of bacon. Cosmo's family is falling apart. And it's up to Cosmo to keep them together. He knows exactly what to do. There's only one...

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The Lost Tide Warriors

Fionn Boyle has been Storm Keeper of Arranmore for less than six months when thousands of terrifying Soulstalkers arrive on the island. The empty-eyed followers of the dreaded sorceress Morrigan have come to raise...

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