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A Journey in the Book Bus, Zambia

School librarian Carol Williams joined the Book Bus in Zambia to help bring books, stories and reading to school children in the region. Here, she tells us about her Book Bus adventure.

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Oliver Jeffers joins ReadingZone Live

The creator of picture books How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found and Stuck joined ReadingZone Live for a special session about picture books and to talk about his new book, Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth...

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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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My Brother Is a Superhero: Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize

My Brother is a Superhero - which has won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - tells the story of a comics obsessed 11-year-old who is mightily put out when his older brother Zack is given powers by an alien to help...

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Boot Camp: Book 2

Jay, Summer, Dylan and their bands are headed for boot camp at uber-glamorous Rock War Manor. It's going to be six weeks of mates, music and non-stop partying as they prepare for stardom. But the rock-star life of...

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