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A new Shadower's Choice Award for Carnegie Medal announced!

A new award will be joining the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medal this year, the Shadowers' Choice Award, which will be announced alongside the two Medal winners in June 2019. The new award will be voted for and...

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Little Bird Flies giveaway

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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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

The Valentines: Happy Girl Lucky

Hope, just as her name suggests, lives her life full of expectation: that her parents' relationship will be fine just as soon as her dad comes home; that the love of her life is just waiting around the corner; and that...

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Aalfred and Aalbert

AALFRED AND AALBERT is a warm and funny picture book about two aardvarks who are perfect for each other, but who seem destined never to meet since Aalfred sleeps in the day, and Aalbert sleeps at night. Even the...

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