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Watch Maz Evans live online!

25/03/2019

Maz Evans, author of the Who Let the Gods Out series, will be answering children's questions live online via ReadingZone Live on 3rd April, 2.30-3.10pm.

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Giveaway of fantasy series for 9-12 years

24/03/2019

To celebrate the release of Galloglass, the third in the Worldquake sequence by Scarlett Thomas (Canongate), we're giving away three sets of the fantasy series. Look out for adventuring, a magical library and Midwinter...

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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

Monsters: The passion and loss that created Frankenstein

Mary Shelley was just 16 years old when she ran away from home to travel to Europe to be with the man she loved, Percy Bysshe Shelley. In this remarkable account Sharon Dogar brings to life both Mary Shelley and her...

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The Burning

The Burning juxtaposes two stories: one of a contemporary teenaged girl being abused over social media; the other, a young woman accused of witchcraft in the 17th century. Anna has had to leave her school suddenly...

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