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Here you’ll find read-alongs, fun facts, and much more from our Summer Reading Challenge and Winter Mini Challenge authors and illustrators. Come back for even more new content COMING SOON.

Check out our Bonus Interviews for extra content! 

Harry Hill

We spoke to the hilarious <b>Harry Hill</b> about <b>Mischief Makers</b>, the Summer Reading Challenge 2018 Watch our interview to hear all... Read more

Pamela Butchart

Our February Author of the Month is the amazing <b>Pamela Butchart</b>! Pamela told us all about her fantastically funny book, <b>The Spy Who... Read more

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