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    Book Adventurers: Karen McCombie

    This summer, we’re asking children – where will you go?

    To become a book adventurer this summer, all children have to do is download our free make-at-home passport. Once they’ve started reading and checking places off their lists, they can cut out the stamps included in the passport pack and glue them in. We’ve left space to write on each stamp where you’ve traveled that week – whether it’s Narnia, the circus or the wild plains of Africa!

    To help them and you get inspired, we’ve asked some brilliant children’s authors to tell us about the book that never failed to take them to another world when they were children. In today’s post, we hear from bestselling children’s author Karen McCombie!

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    Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler Character Costumes for Hire

    If you’re a library, bookshop or primary school, you can hire character costumes from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s Zog and The Scarecrows’ Wedding! Read more

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    Q&A with Meg Leder, author of The Museum of Heartbreak

    We caught up with the fantastic Meg Leder, author of The Museum of Heartbreak, to find out all about being a debut author, the bright lights of New York City and the inspiration behind this brilliant YA novel! Read more

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    Picture books for older readers

    We recently asked you to share with us your favourite books to use in the classroom – we got a fantastic response, but one of the key things we noticed was how many of you said you loved using picture books to teach older readers. So, we’ve put together a list of six key picture books we think would be perfect for reading with older children – read on to find out what they are! Read more

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    Rainy day fun!

    When your half-term plans of BBQs and beaches have been scuppered by the weather, it’s always good to have some kind of back-up on hand. Read on for free downloadable activities that will not only keep kids entertained inside when they can’t go outside, but also help support the learning process during the school holidays. Read more

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