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One of the most talked-about books of 2017, Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust, is published today and after eight months of secrecy, the embargo is now lifted on the novel's plot.

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Publishing contract up for grabs

Publishing contract up for grabs

Aspiring children's authors have a chance to win a 10,000 publishing contract in the annual Times / Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition. The closing date is 8th December.

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Mr Penguin

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books

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Dog

Publisher: Pushkin Children's Books

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