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NEWS

Making a living as a young writer

24/06/2018

We spoke to author Alice Oseman, whose book I Was Born For This, was recently published by HarperCollins. We asked for Alice's advice to other young people trying to make it as writers.

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Hip Hop artist wins poetry award

24/06/2018

Hip Hop artist and debut poet Karl Nova has won the CLiPPA 2018 children's poetry award, while the Rising Stars poetry collection is highly commended.

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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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