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Happy World Book Day

OK. What character have you had to dress up as for World Book Day? Let me guess. Pippi Longstocking? Harry Potter? Or, if you’ve got really good taste: Girls FC fan and Everton U11s goalie Lizzie Craven as Megan at … Continue reading

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Why I write for children instead of boring old adults

 One question I get asked far too often is why I write for children instead of adults. The implication being that writing for children is some sort of a phase I’m going through before I move on to the grown up … Continue reading

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Why reading really matters and I’m not even kidding…

In case you can’t read the text on Posy Simmonds’ clever cartoon, the little girl is bringing her fellow train passengers up to speed with her Harry Potter book:  ‘… but see, they aren’t really them…they’ve just changed into them, … Continue reading

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