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19/08/19

Reviews For Ghost Boy

Seventh grader Ben Conover sees people no one else can see. When he confides in his best friend, it's not long before smart phones start lighting up with text messages as the air cackles with gossip and he becomes known in school as the 'Ghost Boy'.

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13/08/19

Emma Oliver and the Song of Creation

With the Great Mother Tree dying in the Shining Land, eleven-year-old Emma Oliver must sing the Song of Creation before it’s too late.

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06/08/19

Welcome to Grimworld

Every day, thirteen year old Henry Bats has his usual bowl of Sugar Slugs, helps tend Cobalt Sidewinders at Frank’s Peculiar Pets, and keeps to himself with his comic book collection. Just your typical day in Grimworld, where the sky is always dark and shadows lurk in the streets.

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30/07/19

Mission to the Moon

Fifteen-year-old Michael May makes history as the first child in space and part of a crew to the far side of the moon. However, from the moment he docks at the International Space Station, things change. This is a Middle Grade Story for children who love reading about space, mystery, adventure and friendship.

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22/07/19

Richard Swan and the Battle of Ideas Festival

Richard Swan - author of Melody's Unicorn - will be at The Festival of Ideas 2 & 3 November 2019, Barbincan, London

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15/07/19

The Firebird Chronicles

A much-praised fantasy series for readers aged 9-12

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22/05/19

Summer Reading 2019: Books for Kids Aged 8 – 12

Some of our latest and greatest middle grade books to get your tweens to spend the summer holidays with a book in their hand or a kindle in their bag.

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18/04/19

'Cheep' Book Deals for Tweens this Easter

Get your tween to sink their teeth into something other than chocolate this Easter with our 'cheep' eBook deals from as little as £0.99!

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18/04/19

Can Trees Empower our Girls? This Author Believes So...

Author Susan Elizabeth Hale strongly believes that we can enchant the land with our voices. She has traveled the world exploring this idea and created Earth Day 10 years ago to share long-held traditions. Now, with her juvenile fiction book she hopes to empower young girls all over the world.

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14/03/19

Are we Teaching our Children the Importance of Science?

Without science we would not have electricity which would mean no mobiles, internet, Facebook. We would not have fridges to keep food fresh, television or even cars. Author S Y Palmer tells us how she fell in love with science again and how it even inspired her space themed children's books.

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14/03/19

Will the Real Shakespeare Please Stand Up

Author James Hartley Books​ breaks down the snobbery surrounding this great historical figure to reveal that William, a young boy from Stratford-Upon-Avon, was much more a man of the people than his portrayal today might suggest.

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07/03/19

EBook Promotions for Read an eBook Week

Despite the predictions that eBooks were going to kill physical books, thanks to bookie people on the likes of Instagram and YouTube, recent reports state that physical book sales are rising once again. However, eBooks are here to stay, and Lodestone author Steve Conoboy tells us why he's glad.

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