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Join the Tea Revolution

On 21st April each year, people all over Britain celebrate their love of tea on National Tea Day. Whether yours is a Rosy Lee, a cuppa or simply a brew, we Brits drink 165 million cups of tea a day. That’s a lot, enough to fill Wembley Stadium 4 times over the course of a

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Articles

Join the Tea Revolution

On 21st April each year, people all over Britain celebrate their love of tea on National Tea Day. Whether yours is a Rosy Lee, a cuppa or simply a brew, we Brits drink 165 million cups of tea a day. That’s a lot, enough to fill Wembley Stadium 4 times over the course of a

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The Rise of the Bookstagrammer

  Far from being side swept by digital media, print books have inspired a new generation of advocates on Instagram. You may well have seen a rise in captivating, well-composed images in your Instagram feed of books piled neatly upon a coffee table or a whimsical person lying on top of a floor strewn with open

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Book Blog Tour and Competition

YA author, James Hartley, is holding a book blog tour from 19th to 25th March 2018 for his Macbeth-inspired book; The Invisible Hand. It is the perfect companion for anyone studying Shakespeare at GCSE or A Level or for anyone who loves Shakespeare in general. Follow James’ Book Tour to see his book reviews and

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Emily Dickinson Poetry Quote

Introducing Children to Poetry

Poetry is a beautiful way to introduce children to the magic that is a collection of words. Poetry is not always about telling a story, but capturing a moment, feeling or memory, just as a photographer might when seeing an amazing landscape in front of them. So let’s talk Poetry in support of #worldpoetryday. Introducing

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Our Lady of the Hour – Marneta Viegas

8th March 2018: Every year on this day we celebrate gender equality and the power of women on International Women’s Day. It is a time for equality and for celebrating feminism at it’s core. This year, we are paying homage to an inspirational lady who is teaching our children to be calm and confident in

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Promotions

0.99 eBook offer – Escape from the Past 1 & 2

We have two 0.99 eBook offers (may include tax). Now until December 15th. ‪ Books one and two of the Escape from the Past series have a 0.99 eBook offer.  Escape from the Past The Duke’s Wrath Trying out an experimental computer game, a fifteen-year-old boy unwittingly time-travels to medieval Germany where he must not only

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0.99 eBook offer – Lieutenant Hotshot

We have a 0.99 eBook offer (may include tax). Now until September 15th. ‪ “You are in the valley now, Modetse, but one day you’ll come out on the mountain,” is what Mama Zuma tells him, but having been brainwashed by the horror of the Lord’s Resistance Army what chance can Modetse ever have of

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Events & Announcements

Children’s Author Talk in Ilkley

If you’re in or near Ilkley, come along and meet Daniel Ingram-Brown author of Rise of the Shadow Stealers! Hold the head of the King, and try on Mr Bumbler’s hat. Discover more about writing, and compete for the prize for the best question… Saturday 17th October, 6pm Church House, Church Street, Ilkley, LS29 9DS

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Book News

National Road Victim Month 2017 & exploring the impact of serious injury on a teenagers life

Hospital High written by Mimi Thebo is YA fiction based on a true story from a popular children’s author who has been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2017. When she was fourteen, the author Mimi Thebo died in a car accident. Hospital High is a young adult novel based on the day she died and

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The Last Stop “a real surprise”!

The Last Stop by Michael Burnam is our latest science-fiction story published by Lodestone Books this week. “The Last Stop launches with a mystery that rides on a youthful sense of wonder and curiosity as did J.J. Abrams’ Super 8. The adventure travels into new territory on the power of daring speculation and scientific accuracy

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