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Picture book about space wins Waterstones prize

Look Up! by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola, about a science-mad young black girl trying to distract her brother from his phone, has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, with Bearmouth by Liz Hyder taking the prize...

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Summer 'staycation' pack

Andersen Press is offering a free activity pack for children, featuring its new summer titles, for families who will be staying at home this summer.

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Here Lie the Secrets

Mia's best friend Holly died when they were thirteen. But years later, Holly still hasn't left her. Spending the summer in New York, Mia is hoping to escape the visions of Holly that haunt her life at home. There she...

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Hideous Beauty

Dylan is forced to come out after his secret relationship with Ellis is exposed on social media, but to his surprise, everyone is really supportive - or appears to be. But Dylan's and El's happiness is short-lived, and...

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