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NEWS

That's gross!

11/10/2019

From blood-sucking bats to cannibal spiders and vomiting vultures, discover more about the weird and wonderful world of gross animals in this brilliant new book - A GIANT DOSE OF GROSS - by ANDY SEED.

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National Poetry Day survey

11/10/2019

The organisers of National Poetry Day want next year's event to be even better than this year - can you help with the following survey? See link, below.

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Forum

Question : Current Debates, Reading ideas in the 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

All Fall Down

Isabel and her family have nowhere to run from a disease that has killed half of Europe. When the world she knows and loves ends for ever, her only weapon is courage. The Black Death of 1349 was the deadliest plague...

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The Space We're In

Frank is ten. He likes cottage pie and football and cracking codes. Max is five. He eats only Quavers and some colours are too bright for him and if he has to wear a new T-shirt he melts down down down. Sometimes...

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