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March 5th World Book Day

This is the week schools, bookshops and libraries everywhere are gearing up to celebrate World Book Day  .   I’ll be spending it in Huddersfield again this year with the Huddersfield Town Foundation. The Town Foundation is a charity which raises money to support breakfast clubs throughout the Kirklees area.       Obviously I can’t cover all the […]

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World Book Day – Huddersfield here I come!

I’ve got a school visit with a difference for World Book Day this year. I’m a prize! As you may recall, I was invited to be a patron of the Huddersfield Town Foundation back in October. iphone x case butterfly Now, unlike the other patrons, I can’t play cricket (Andy Gale) or cycle for England […]

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World Book Day with Huddersfield Town Foundation – part 1

I had a World Book Day with a difference this year. As I mentioned in my previous blog, I was a ‘prize’ for two schools in Huddersfield whose pupils had come up with the best caption about why the Town Foundation’s reading diaries rocked. perfume iphone 7 plus case             […]

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World Book Day 2013

I am heading down to Devon for three days – today is my travelling day and then Wednesday and Thursday I’m in schools. The first school (Wednesday) is Sidmouth College near Exeter and the second, on Thursday, AKA World Book Day, is at St Luke’s Sports and Science College in Exeter itself. I’m really looking […]

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Book Signing with the Crewe Crew

Me with Lizzie Craven, future England and Everton Ladies goalkeeper I launched ‘Do Shinpads Come in Pink?’ yesterday at Waterstones in Crewe. Why Crewe and not somewhere nearer to home or a bit more glamorous (no offence, Crewe) I hear you ask?  Because of Lizzie Craven, that’s why. Lizzie loves the Girls FC books and […]

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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 her school last year Perhaps your school has done something more inventive than dressing up?   A […]

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Canon Lee School, York

I had another great school visit yesterday when I returned to Canon Lee Specialist Arts College in York. It was my second visit to the school and every bit as enjoyable as the first. This time I was there with Tom Palmer for a big Reads United event to celebrate World Book Day. Charlotte York,  the school’s […]

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World Book Day 2009 – Harrogate Ladies’ College

Thursday saw another trip north to God’s own county. Harrogate this time – the posh bit of Yorkshire. It’s such a beautiful town with open green spaces in between its Regency buildings; beautiful once you’ve navigated the near gridlocked roundabout over the open green spaces that is… At the school I was greeted by someone […]

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World Book Day 2009 – Harrogate Ladies’ College

Thursday saw another trip north to God’s own county. Harrogate this time – the posh bit of Yorkshire. It’s such a beautiful town with open green spaces in between its Regency buildings; beautiful once you’ve navigated the near gridlocked roundabout over the open green spaces that is… At the school I was greeted by someone […]

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