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NEWS

An underwater thriller for 11+ readers

16/08/2018

Author Lindsay Galvin has been telling us how living in Thailand helped inspire her thrilling adventure, The Secret Deep (Chicken House), which has an incredible mystery at its heart.

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Take part in the SLAMbassadors Showcase!

21/07/2018

Teams, schools and individuals aged 13 - 25 are all invited to apply to take part in the SLAMbassadors Showcase on Sunday 18th November in London. The deadline for applications is 31st August.

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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

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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Max and the Millions

As with all good children's books these days, this isn't just a straight yarn. Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery begins by introducing one of the unlikely heroes of the story - a school caretaker with more than...

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