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Poetry award shortlist announced

25/04/2019

The shortlist for the CLiPPA poetry award (The Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award) has been announced and includes novels in verse as well as poetry for older readers. Schools across the country will shadow...

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Little Rebels fiction award shortlist

18/04/2019

Government propaganda, militarization, misjudged Western 'aid' and the UK's participation in the slave trade are some of the themes highlighted by this year's shortlist for the Little Rebels Award for Radical...

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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

Jasper and Scruff

Jasper and Scruff is a heart-warming story about friendship and its gorgeous illustrations, short chapters and simple, warm message make it a great choice for developing readers. Jasper is a smart, sophisticated cat...

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Music and Malice in Hurricane Town

Jude Lomax scrapes a living playing the trumpet on the neon streets of Baton Noir. Then she is invited to play at the funeral of the infamous cajou queen, Ivory Monette. Passing through the cemetery gates, Jude finds...

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