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Penny Tangey wins the Readings Children’s Book Prize 2021

We are thrilled to share that the winner of the Readings Children’s Book Prize is As Fast As I Can by Penny Tangey! This thrilling and entertaining sporty adventure will delight readers of ages 8-12.

Ten-year-old Vivian has her life sorted already – she’s determined to go the Olympics. She just doesn’t know in which sport! She’s tried nearly eve…

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A beginner’s guide to Haruki Murakami

Haruki Murakami’s fiction and non-fiction is known for its unique ability to seamlessly blur the surreal with the ordinary.

Someone I know once likened reading a Murakami to repeat meetings with an enigmatic yet unknowable stranger (the one who never seems to remember your name). Just when you start searching for a conversational exit, you find y…

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Recommended YA books & news for April

This month we have gothic horror, gripping fantasy, wild behaviour in remote places and contemporary stories of romance, politics and self-exploration. Find our April picks for kids books here. YA BOOK OF THE MONTH

House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland

Ever since the three Hollow sisters – Grey, Vivi and Iris – disappeared on a suburban…

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