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Graverobbers and Gallows!

11/07/2018

Step back in time to when children cleaned chimneys - and thieves faced the hangman's noose... Graverobbers and Gallows is the first in a new series by author John Townsend, who tells us more about the book.

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Tales from Outer Suburbia companion

10/07/2018

Walker Studio will publish Tales from the Inner City by world renowned artist and storyteller Shaun Tan this October, a companion volume to his earlier short story collection, Tales from Outer Suburbia (Templar).

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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

St Grizzle's School for Girls, Geeks and Tag-along Zombies

This is the third in the series of McCombie's and Becka Moor's collaboration featuring St Grizzle's School for Girls. In the first, Dani arrived at this very strange school when her mother had to go abroad for an...

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Max and the Millions

As with all good children's books these days, this isn't just a straight yarn. Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery begins by introducing one of the unlikely heroes of the story - a school caretaker with more than...

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