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The Weasel Puffin Unicorn Baboon Pig Lobster Race

This is the most zaniest picture book, you'll love it!

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Waffle Hearts

The debut novel from Norwegian writer Maria Parr. It’s one of those delicious novels that you’ll want to read again and again.

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Paul Jennings - Encouraging Children to Read

Wow, have we got a treat for you! Nurturing buzzing, life long readers is a big responsibility. Some children take to it like a duck to water, others, well a little more creativity is required.

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Diary of a Rugby Champ

Diary of a Rugby Champ from Shamini Flint is the latest in the 'Diary' series. Utiliszing the ever popular, cartoon / dairy format Flint has ensured her books are perfect for emerging readers.

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Peggy

Just recently we reviewed Anna Walker's Today We Have No Plans. Two Anna Walker books in one month? This really is a great month for new children's literature!

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Best Christmas Books for Children

Best Christmas Books for Children

My Book Corner has put together a great selection of children's Christmas books. Click on each link to reveal our online book price comparison, and full review.

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Create a Christmas picture book advent calendar by wrapping up 24 wonderful Christmas books. I've found this creates wonderful family moments.

Each day in December we all snuggle up with a warm, feel good Christmas book. Who could resist?!

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A Virtual Cup of Tea with Tania McCartney, Australia Illustrated - the creation of a picture book.

A Virtual Cup of Tea with Tania McCartney, Australia Illustrated - the creation of a picture book.

A Virtual Cup of Tea with Tania McCartney, author and illustrator of Australia Illustrated. Tania McCartney has been writing picture book for many years, however this is the first book she has written AND illustrated.

Intrigued by how this came about? Fancy a sneak peek at how a picture book comes together? Me too...

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Top Tips For Researching A Novel by Annalie “A. J.” Grainger

Top Tips For Researching A Novel by Annalie “A. J.” Grainger

My Book Corner is absolutely delighted to welcome author Annalie "A. J." Grainger (Captive), as part of the YA Shot Blog tour 2016. She shares her Top Tips for Researching a Novel, plus a brilliant insight to her next novel - In Your Light

YA Shot is an author-run, author-led Young Adult and Middle Grade festival that raises the money and resources to run a year-long programme. In addition, during 2016 a festival will take place on Saturday 22nd October 2016, with around 70 authors - full details can be found here.

 

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Chitra Soundar - Guest Post

Chitra Soundar - Guest Post

Chitra Soundar and Frané Lessac have teamed up to produce the intriguing picture book, Pattan's Pumpkin, an exciting, vibrant story from India.

Here Chitra gives us a great insight in to how the picture book came to be...

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Luke Pearson - Author / Illustrator Interview

Luke Pearson - Author / Illustrator Interview

** Check out our Twitter feed, for your chance to WIN a Hilda figure AND a copy of Hilda and The Stone Forest. **

Now this IS exciting. Luke Pearson, creator of the fabulous Hilda series, is stepping in to My Book Corner whilst his the fifth instalment in the Hidlefolk series, Hilda and The Stone Forest, leaps on to bookshelves.

In this interview Luke shares some great tips for budding comic creators...

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Five Habits of Highly Ineffective Authors by Caleb Krisp

Five Habits of Highly Ineffective Authors by Caleb Krisp

Ever wanted to be a totally ineffective author?

Ever wondered what makes a truly ineffective author, well, ineffective?

Look no further, Caleb Krisp - highly effective author of Anyone But Ivy Pocket, and Somebody Stop Ivy Pocket, is here to answers your questions in this not to be missed post ... 

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The Inbetween Years - A Reading List

The Inbetween Years - A Reading List

The in-between years. You know the ones ... they've grown out of Enid Blyton (but still love to sneak in to them every now and again!), but aren't quite mature enough for all the delights that YA literature has to offer.

What books should they head for?

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