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Collingham’s Space Hoppers

                      I’ve had a great week. On Tuesday I met Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell (see previous blog) on Thursday I had lunch with Gwen Grant, author of so many classic children’s books I’ve lost count so I’ll just mention Private Keep Out and Little […]

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It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. Those opening sentences

I was just having a sort through of all the left over sheets from Tabinda’s draft and I found eight page 2s. Page 2 is the first page.  Sifting through these rejects it is clear I was not satisfied with the opening sentence.  Bearing in mind I had already changed my entire opening scene because […]

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A poem about libraries…

At a time when library services are being cut throughout the UK and professional school librarians replaced with ‘helpers’ this poem written by Gwen Grant is a timely reminder of how important – no – vital – libraries are to people and communities. Reproduced by kind permission of Gwen Grant. My Library Home When they […]

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