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Glorious Gateshead

So yesterday’s author visit was north – always a good thing. I was in Gateshead this time, having been recommended to Gateshead Library Services after my event delivering the Premier League Reading Stars scheme at St James’ Park back in … Continue reading

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Brand new Girls FC story

I bring you double cartwheel-worthy news! I am writing a brand new Girls FC story. This one won’t be in paperback form but will be part of the Premier League Reading Stars package schools can buy. My story (as yet … Continue reading

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Westglade Primary School, Nottingham

A quick hello to Miss Gell and everyone at Westglade Primary School for making me feel so welcome on Thursday. It was my second visit to Westglade; I visited Miss Gell’s Year Five class earlier in the year when they … Continue reading

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Adam Johnson reads from ‘Are All Brothers Foul?’

Get in there!  I’m  over the proverbial moon to announce that two of my books  ‘Are All Brothers Foul?’ and ‘Here Come the Girls!’ are featured in this year’s Premier League Reading Stars Challenge brought to you by the mighty National … Continue reading

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School Visit: Seely Juniors, Nottingham

I had another awesome school visit today. This time it was to Robin Hood Country in Nottingham.  Seely Juniors, on the outskirts of the city,  is one of those large primary schools with long corridors where you can easily get … Continue reading

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Premier League Reading Stars – the big kick off

I helped launch the 2013 Premier League Reading Stars in Nottingham today. The initiative is run by the National Literacy Trust and is aimed at getting boys who are struggling at school more interested in reading.  I know I don’t … Continue reading

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Premier League Reading Stars

I was in London earlier this week on a ‘training day’ for the National Literacy Trust’s Premier League Reading Stars Challenge.     The purpose of the challenge is  to motivate children to read for pleasure using football as the spur. … Continue reading

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A – Zedh at Fulham Library

I was deep in to Chelsea and Fulham FC territory yesterday for a visit to Fulham Library as part of the Premier League Reading Stars Scheme. The PLRS Scheme is run by the sports’ charity Football Foundation (www.footballfoundation.org.uk) and is … Continue reading

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Well done Everton Ladies

  Many congratulations to the Everton Ladies team who beat Arsenal in the FA Cup Final 3-2 yesterday in extra time. I’m blogging it because you won’t find much reference to it in the sports pages, as per usual. Everton’s … Continue reading

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Premier League Reading Stars Birmingham

Group participation is what it’s all about… A school visit with a difference yesterday. I spent the afternoon at Topcliffe Primary in Birmingham as part of the Premier League Reading Stars scheme. This is a joint venture between libraries and … Continue reading

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