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Top Tips for Writing Great Read Aloud Poetry

Top Tips for Writing Great Read Aloud Poetry

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Here are our top tips for writing great poetry for young children.

First, take a look at some poetry books for young children – like A Great Big Cuddle by Michael Rosen and Chris Riddell, and Here’s a Little Poem by Jane Yolen, Andrew Fusek Pet… read more

24 September 2015

Do you know what your dream job would be?

Do you know what your dream job would be?

The BBC is creating a brand new CBBC show about dream jobs and they are currently looking for applicants aged 8-13yrs old to take part!

• Do you know what your dream job would be?
• Are you motivated, hardworking and confident?
• If you… read more

26 August 2015

James Patterson 2015 Author Message

James Patterson 2015 Author Message

Watch here!

James Patterson excited us with a new video telling you kids to enter your nearest library and take part in last years Summer Reading Challenge 2015, Record Breakers!

31 July 2015

World Record Attempt

World Record Attempt

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Over the past 4 days children, adults and young volunteers across the country have visited their local library in their thousands to try and set a new world record. A huge thank you to everyone who visited their local library and pledged over the … read more

1 July 2015

A Message from Blue Peter

A Message from Blue Peter

Check out this message from Blue Peter’s Lindsey and Radzi

…. and get down to your local library and take part in Record Breakers, the Summer Reading Challenge 2015!

26 June 2015

A Record-Breaking Team

A Record-Breaking Team

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge theme is Record Breakers, so who better to team up with than the champion of record-breaking achievements, Guinness World Records.

We’re delighted to have Guinness World Records on board for this year’s Sum… read more

23 June 2015