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Bonus interviews

Holly Webb

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls - our first author of the month for 2014 - <strong>Holly Webb!!!</strong> Click on the video above to hear... Read more

Cressida Cowell

<strong>Why do you think Christmas is a good time to read and do a reading challenge?</strong> I think Christmas is an excellent time to do... Read more

Tom Palmer

<strong>Why are you here?</strong> Before I was seventeen I had a fear of public libraries. For me, the problem was that I didn’t think I... Read more

Ali Sparkes

A message from our featured author, Ali Sparkes: YES! 2013! The year that put the SUMMER back into Summer Reading Challenge! Because let's be... Read more

Guy Bass - Creepy House

_Don’t worry – Guy Bass is absolutely fine! He’s around and writing his books. This is just his funny creepy video._ Hi! Guy Bass here, author... Read more

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