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Create a book trailer - giveaway

13/09/2019

Love making book trailers? Or want to try it out for the first time? We have sets of Chris Riddell's new book, Guardians of Magic, to give to five schools or book groups that would like to create a book trailer of it...

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Early Skills in Reading and Listening

13/09/2019

A new series of books focused on reading and listening skills aims to support young children in developing independent thinking skills and enthusiasm for reading. Find out more about the newly launched QED Essentials...

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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

All Fall Down

Isabel and her family have nowhere to run from a disease that has killed half of Europe. When the world she knows and loves ends for ever, her only weapon is courage. The Black Death of 1349 was the deadliest plague...

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The Space We're In

Frank is ten. He likes cottage pie and football and cracking codes. Max is five. He eats only Quavers and some colours are too bright for him and if he has to wear a new T-shirt he melts down down down. Sometimes...

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