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Nursery rhymes giveaway

20/09/2020

We're celebrating poetry and nursery rhymes for younger children with a giveaway of Jeanne Willis's feminist retellings of nursery rhymes in What Are Little Girls Made Of, illustrated by Isabelle Follath, and A...

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ReadingZone Create a Comic free workshop

20/09/2020

Join Gary Northfield in a special Create a Comic online workshop, at 2pm on Wednesday 14th October, when children will create their own comic character and comic strip. Gary will also answer children's questions during...

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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

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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