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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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Oliver and the Seawigs

Great for independent readers who are just beginning to delve into longer novels.

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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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Yasmeen Ismail - Interview - Children's Author

Yasmeen Ismail - Interview - Children's Author

Yasmeen Ismail's illustrations really are just wonderful. Last year her picture book Time for Bed, Fred! hit more than one award list .. it really is pretty good!

I loved Yasmeen's latest creation Specs for Rex when I received it, with a little one who wears glasses it totally spoke to both of us. 

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Best Homemade Costumes for World Book Day

Best Homemade Costumes for World Book Day

Aaaargh!!

Yep, World Book Day - a day guaranteed to spark fear in the hearts of any parent who is, urm, challenged in the sewing department.

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Nicola Davies - Author Interview

Nicola Davies - Author Interview

From Whale Boy to Just Ducks, to A First Book of Nature I'm a huge fan of Nicola's passion for nature and her ability to turn her hand to well .. a huge range of books. 

Here's a little peek at the talented lady behind those books ...

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#CountdownYA Laure Eve ~ Ten Things You Didn't Know ...

#CountdownYA Laure Eve ~ Ten Things You Didn't Know ...

I'm so excited to be a part of #CountDownYA ... a celebration of all the fab YA books which are hovering in the air, about to hit your bookshelves on 7th August!

To celebrate Laura Eve has popped into My Book Corner to share ...

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11 Great Apps for Summer

11 Great Apps for Summer

Andrew Goff, current COO of Gazoob & former teacher, is a bit of a whizz when it comes to educational apps, which is just as well as there are a plethora of apps on the market at the moment.

Which one to choose?

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The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2014 - Longlist

The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2014 - Longlist

It was a bumper weekend for children's fiction with The Guardian announcing their long list, alongside a celebration of children's fiction in their weekend edition.

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Moose Kid Comics

Moose Kid Comics

Were Are you a Beano fan?

I loved receiving my regular comic when I was younger, I'm even more delighted now my two children have discovered the magic of comics too. 

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The CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Winners 2014

The CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Winners 2014

Drumroll pleeeeease!

The winners have been announced for the 2014 CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals.

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NAIDOC Week 2014 - Reading List

NAIDOC Week 2014 - Reading List

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Catherine Bruton ~ I Predict A Riot ~ Guest Post

Catherine Bruton ~ I Predict A Riot ~ Guest Post

Last weekend I completed Catherine Bruton’s YA novel I Predict A Riot. Unique and fast paced, it was quite a journey.

It’s a gripping novel inspired by the 2011 London Riots, together with her teaching experiences in both South London and Southern Africa.

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Top Ten Oddest Characters in Children’s Novels - Chae Strathie

Top Ten Oddest Characters in Children’s Novels - Chae Strathie

I LOVE this post.

From the talented hands of Chae Strathie (of award winning Jumblebum fame) is a collection of ... the Top Ten Oddest Characters in kid's novels!

Perfect!!

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