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Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Longlists announced

The longlists for the 2020 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals - children's books oldest award - have been announced, with current topics including homelessness and the refugee crisis covered in many of the...

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Poetry collection wins 'Lollies'

A poetry collection, I Bet I Can Make You Laugh by Joshua Seigal and Tim Wesson, has won the Laugh Out Loud Awards ('The Lollies'), an award created by publisher Scholastic to celebrate the funniest children's books.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

Deeplight

The gods of The Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Now the gods are dead, but their remains are stirring beneath the waves . . . On the streets of the...

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Furious Thing

Anger was something to believe in when the world let her down. FURIOUS THING roars with justifiable anger at an unfair world, as one girl fights to claim back the spaces that belong to her and battles to be heard . . ....

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