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Celebrate National Poetry Day!

Celebrate National Poetry Day!

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National Poetry Day is the perfect day to enjoy, discover and share poems!

This year it’s celebrated on Thursday 28 September and the theme is “Freedom”

Keep an eye out for our top poetry recommendations, or give the Book Sorter a spin to find your next rhyming read

Why not join in the Poetry Day celebrations and share your favourite poems in Chat! #nationalpoetryday

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