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What are you up to this half term?

What are you up to this half term?

Yay it’s October half term! (is it too soon to start counting down to Christmas?!)

Join in the fun in Chat and let everyone know what you’re up to this week – what’s the best book you’ve read lately?

Over on the Competitions page, we’re giving away all three books in the thrilling Darkening Path trilogy. Check it out for your chance to win!

Make sure you have your say in the latest poll! Just login to your profile page to vote for the best film that was based on a book. Will The BFG knock Harry Potter off the top spot?

Information for adults


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