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The Golden Treasure by Marie Voigt

The Golden Treasure by Marie Voigt

A simple story aimed at the younger end of the picture book market: a good bedtime read. Max is trying to decide what to ...
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Chef Junior: 100 Super Delicious Recipes for Kids by Kids! by Will Bartlett, Katie Dessinger, Paul Kimball, Abigail Langford and Anthony Spears

Chef Junior: 100 Super Delicious Recipes for Kids by Kids! by Will Bartlett, Katie Dessinger, Paul Kimball, Abigail Langford and Anthony Spears

A cookbook for children by children. When I read the blurb for this book, I was immediately intrigued, especially as the book promises a ...
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The Littlest Yak by Lu Fraser and Kate Hindley

The Littlest Yak by Lu Fraser and Kate Hindley

An instantly appealing picture book that children will enjoy and adults will be happy to read over and over again. Gertie lives with a ...
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Kids Can Cook: fun and yummy recipes for budding chefs, illustrated by Esther Coombs

Kids Can Cook: fun and yummy recipes for budding chefs, illustrated by Esther Coombs

In world of take-aways, ready meals and fast-food, it can’t be assumed that children will pick up their cooking skills in the home – ...
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Just Another Little Lie by Eve Ainsworth

Just Another Little Lie by Eve Ainsworth

A dyslexia friendly story about alcoholism that’s told using a strong, appealing, and very easy to read teen voice.   Everyone in Violet’s family ...
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Trailblazer by Elizabeth Dale and Carolina Coroa

Trailblazer by Elizabeth Dale and Carolina Coroa

The true story of footballing sensation, Lily Parr: this is simultaneously an engaging picture book and a useful resource for primary school teachers. This ...
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After the War: From Auschwitz to Ambleside by Tom Palmer

After the War: From Auschwitz to Ambleside by Tom Palmer

A historically accurate, intense and moving story – 5 stars! It’s summer 1945 and the Second World War is finally over. But the memories ...
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Heartbreak Boys by Simon James Green

Heartbreak Boys by Simon James Green

A highly entertaining Rom-Com that’s inadvertently set in a 2020 where GCSE exams, school proms and A level inductions all go ahead. For both ...
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Latest Author Interviews

Lindsay J Sedgwick

Lindsay J Sedgwick

Lindsay is an award-winning screenwriter who has written for film, TV, games and apps. She is the creator of the ground-breaking series Punky, ...
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Kate Poels

Kate Poels

Kate Poels was a nurse and teacher before becoming an author. When she’s not writing for children, she develops and delivers creative writing ...
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Alex English

Alex English

Alex English is a picture book author, a graduate of the Bath Spa University MA Writing for Young People and a SCBWI volunteer ...
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How Much Do YOU Know About Alpacas?

As part of the ‘This Book Has Alpacas and Bears’ Blog Tour, author Emma Perry shares her research about alpacas: Alpacas. They are ...
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