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Announcing our out-of-this-world competition winner!

Announcing our out-of-this-world competition winner!

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Finn from Edinburgh has won a copy of The Usborne Official Astronaut’s Handbook AND the amazing prize of having his very own star named after him!

We asked the question, “If you were an astronaut, what one thing would you take with you to spac… read more

3 March 2016

What are you reading on World Book Day?

What are you reading on World Book Day?

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It's World Book Day on 3 March and everyone is celebrating reading!

Which books do you love to read? Are you dressing up as your favourite character from a book?
Join in the fun and share what you're doing for World Book Day in Chat

What … read more

1 March 2016

Happy Birthday, Jeff Kinney!

Happy Birthday, Jeff Kinney!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to the author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, Jeff Kinney! Jeff's birthday is February 19th – what better way to celebrate than by reading his books?!

There are a whopping ten books in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, not t… read more

18 February 2016

Get Inspired with Story Starters!

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!

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

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