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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The Poetry Trials Voting Is Now Open!

One year. Over 22,000 poems... The top 5 students have been chosen. Their videos are open to the public vote now! 

Who will be The Poetry Trials Champion? You decide!

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Welcome to Wonderland Competition For 11-18 Year-Olds

 Brand New Competition For 11-18 Year Olds!

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Writing from a Cat's Point of View by Lynne Barrett-Lee

From the moment I was asked if I’d like to tell Simon’s story, two things became clear. First, that I would say yes, without a single moment’s thought, and second, that it would be a labour of love. 

After all, how could it not be? I love cats. I love writing. I love writing while with my cats.  So I knew without a doubt that I’d love writing about one, particularly one with such a special story. 

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Top Tips For Writing a Horror Story by CJ Skuse

Author of Pretty Bad Things, Rockoholic, Dead Romantic, Monster and The Deviants CJ Skuse, gives her top tips for writing a horror story this Halloween!

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Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual - Yection 2

A year is a very long time when you're an idiot. To cope with the curse of the calendar, Martin Moone has developed the habit of dividing the year into smaller sections, or 'yections'.

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