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World Cup 2014

In case you missed it because you live on a desert island or you hate football (in which case, you might want to Google another writer but please come back after July 13th) – England kick off their World Cup campaign in Brazil tonight at 11.00 pm.  Meanwhile, publishers and book people have been going all out with World Cup 2014 […]

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James Reckitt Hull Children’s Book Award 2013

I had a fabulous time at the James Reckitt Hull Children’s Book Awards on Thursday. The award, now in its seventh year, was held in the sumptuous Guildhall in the city centre, resplendent with dark oak panelling and more coats of arms than the world finals of a jousting tournament (if there is such a […]


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And the winning school is…

I’m not sure which of the sixteen teams had travelled the furthest to attend the regional winners’ final of the Kids Lit Quiz. Methodist College from Belfast perhaps or Torquay Boys’ Grammar? Then again Dunblane High School had a fair old trek from Scotland. Still, no matter how far they’d travelled they all gathered in […]

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