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Usworth Colliery Primary School, Washington Tyne and Wear

I have been so lucky lately. Every school visit I have been on has been terrific. The one on Wednesday was a belter. Usworth Colliery Primary School is home to over three hundred lively, imaginative and friendly pupils. The teachers weren’t … Continue reading


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Celebrity Writers (again)

The other big news in the world of children’s books last week (apart from Terry Deary) was that Chelsea FC’s Frank Lampard has signed a book deal to write 5 football books for children. diamonte iphone 8 plus case He … Continue reading

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National Libraries Day

So where were you yesterday? If the answer is watching telly eating Haribo Star Mix then lose five points. palm iphone 7 case If the answer was in the local library celebrating National Libraries Day then Yay! Wahoo! Well done, … Continue reading

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Chippy Friday!

I spent Friday at Ysgol Esgob Morgan, the primary school in St Asaph where I’m patron of reading. I chose the right day – it was ‘Chippy Friday’ where the children get chips in a paper bag like in a … Continue reading


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I’m a celebrity – get me a book deal

There was a feature in this week’s Times Educational Supplement by Helen Ward about ‘celebrity -penned’ children’s books. The piece coincided with the  publication of Radio 2 DJ Simon Mayo’s first book for teens, Itch.   I have no problem with … Continue reading


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