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NEWS

Create a Comic with Gary Northfield

22/10/2020

We were thrilled to have some 900 children join us for a Create a Comic workshop with Gary Northfield, creator of the Julius Zebra books. If you weren't able to join us, you can still catch up with Gary's comic strip...

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Astrid Lindgren nominations announced

21/10/2020

Michael Rosen, Quentin Blake, David Almond, Juno Dawson, Malorie Blackman and Emily Gravett are among the UK authors and illustrators nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2021,the world's largest...

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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 International Yeti Collective: Shadowspring

Henry is the new boy at Halbrook Hall - a crumbling boarding school in the Scottish Highlands. He thinks the rumours of yeti lurking in the misty hills are nothing more than stories. Until one day he gets lost in the...

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Special Forces Cadets 5: Hijack

From the bestselling author of STRIKE BACK, Chris Ryan returns with a new action-packed series. Tough enough? Smart enough? Max will require all his skills just to stay alive as a Special Forces Cadet... The...

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