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World Book Day 2019

It’s that time of year again – World Book Day arrives on Thursday 7th March!

We’re super excited to discover lots of brilliant new books and share our favourite reads with our friends.

We hope you’ll join in the fun too! You might be puttin… read more

4 March 2019

Letters, Diaries and Memoirs Booklist

This February we are sharing with you some of our favourite books which are either memoirs (a historical account or biography) or books written as letters or diaries.


You can get involved too – you could pick an event which was rea… read more

4 February 2019

Win amazing prizes with the BBC 500 Words competition!

The BBC 500 Words competition is back

If you’re between 5 and 13 years old and you like creative writing, you won’t want to miss out on this brilliant opportunity.

Enter your short story in the BBC 500 Words competition and you could wi… read more

30 January 2019