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Make a Picture Book Competition

The ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2019 has now launched! We are inviting those aged four to 18 years to create their own picture book, with author and illustrator Steven Lenton (illus of Dinosaurs Don't Draw and...

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FREE Author Event

Virginia Clay, author of Warrior Boy, is based in Kenya but will be visiting London in March. We are thrilled to offer two London primary schools a FREE author event with Virginia on 26th March - a truly unmissable...

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ASK A LIBRARIAN

Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

The Dog Who Saved the World

When 11-year-old Georgie befriends an eccentric retired scientist, she becomes the test subject for a thrilling new experiment: a virtual-reality 3D version of the future. But then a deadly disease threatens the life...

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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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