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Little Bird Flies giveaway

15/01/2019

We have two sets of five copies of Karen McCombie's new historical fiction book, Little Bird Flies, to give away. Set in Scotland in the 1860s, this powerful story covers themes of empowerment and hope against the...

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Harry Potter Book Night Kit Sign-up

09/01/2019

Schools and Harry Potter enthusiasts planning to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night (Thursday 7th February) can register for a downloadable Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry event kit.

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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

The Whispers

THE WHISPERS is a powerful coming-of-age novel about a boy, Riley, trying to discover why his mother disappeared four months previously. We asked author GREG HOWARD to tell us more. Without his mother, Riley feels...

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St Grizzle's School for Girls, Geeks and Tag-along Zombies

This is the third in the series of McCombie's and Becka Moor's collaboration featuring St Grizzle's School for Girls. In the first, Dani arrived at this very strange school when her mother had to go abroad for an...

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