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National Non-Fiction November

National Non-Fiction November

Fact fans assemble: National Non-Fiction November has arrived!

This month we took a special trip to visit the team at non-fiction book publisher DK.
Book designer Fiona and editor Sam told us about all the work that goes on behind the scen… read more

4 November 2016

The results are in!

The results are in!

This month we asked you to decide: what's the best film that was based on a book?

HP fans rejoice: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone has taken the top spot, with 29 votes!

In second place with 23 votes is the phizz-wizzing film versio… read more

28 October 2016

Spooky Reads

Spooky Reads

Celebrate the spookiest day of the year with these supernatural book suggestions!

Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy

Meet the great Skulduggery Pleasant: wise-cracking detective, powerful magician, master of dirty tricks and burglar… read more

26 October 2016

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 giv… read more

21 October 2016

Information for adults


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