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Get Inspired with Story Starters!

There’s still plenty of time to enter the BBC 500 Words short story competition and to help you out, some of your favourite stars have created some inspirational videos!

Looking for a spark to get your story started? Horrible Histories creator … read more

17 February 2016

Hooray It's Half Term!

The half term holidays are finally here and you know what that means – it’s the perfect time to get stuck into a new book!

Use the Book Sorter to find your next read, and tell us all about your latest finds in Chat

Don’t forget to add your … read more

12 February 2016

Pancake Day Picks

Tuesday 9 February is Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day!

To get in the mood why not try out our pancake-themed reads:

Mystery Mob and the Great Pancake Day Race by Roger Hurn

Princess Morgana Sequins said: "It was a fun… read more

9 February 2016