Author Interview with Gill Lewis

Gill’s books for children – Sky Hawk, White Dolphin, Moon Bear, Scarlet Ibis, Gorilla Dawn and Story Like the Wind - all published to critical acclaim and have been translated into many languages. Lewis won the Little Rebels Award in 2015 for Scarlet Ibis, won the prestigious Environmental Prize for Children's Literature in Germany for Moon Bear and has twice won the US Green Earth Book Award.

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Bake Off is back! Guest blog by author Laurel Remington

Children's and YA author Laurel Remington has taken time out of her busy schedule to guest blog for us! Laurel's latest book, Confetti & Cake from The Secret Cooking Club series, is out now! Read on to find out how you can win a copy...

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The New Waterstone's Children's Laureate For 2017-19

On July 14th 2017, it was announced that Lauren Child will be the new Children’s Laureate 2017-19. The announcement took place in a ceremony in Hull, where previous Children’s Laureate 2015-17, Chris Riddell, gave Lauren Child the specially made Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate medal.

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How I found Alice...by Michaela Morgan

Wonderland: Alice in Poetry is shortlisted for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA 2017). 2017 is the 15th anniversary of the Award which remains the only annual UK prize for poetry published for children.  

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Rachel Hickman's Top Five Writing Tips

Author of One Silver Summer, Rachel Hickman shares with us her top five writing tips for every young writer. 

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Poetry Safari Inspirational Idea!

We love to read, see and hear about what amazing ideas have inspired your writing! Here is a fun (and adorable) idea from Max Maliszewski (6)!

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Once Upon A Dream - Dream Jar Activity

Thank you to Claire Williams at St Andrew's CE Primary School, Halstead for sending in the wonderful dream jars her class created, inspired by Once Upon a Dream!

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Win a Book Bundle!

To celebrate the publication of these stunning new William Morris-inspired editions of classic novels we have a set to give away thanks to our friends at Puffin Books!

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Exclusive Interview with Adam Hancher

Come and take a read of our exclusive interview with the illustrator of the amazing 'Taking Flight - How the Wright Brothers Conquered the Skies’, Adam Hancher. 'Taking Flight' is out now in all leading bookshops! 

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Guest Blog from Liza Miller, Editor at Wren & Rook

This week it's British Science Week and to celebrate we have a guest blog from Liza Miller, Editor at Wren & Rook who worked with Rachel Ignotofsky on her brand new book Women In Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World.

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