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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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Oliver and the Seawigs

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

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Click here for your chance to WIN Philip and Erin Stead's latest picture book, Bear Has A Story to Tell, in My Book Corner's latest competition. Amos McGee is a gentle tale filled with old fashioned charm, making it a stand out in our modern world.

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Activity Books for School Holidays

Activity Books for School Holidays

Screen free goodies contained below!

I've pulled together a selection of books that are just perfect for keeping little (& big minds) busy, active and entertained during the school holidays. 

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5 Fabulous MG Series to Delve In To

5 Fabulous MG Series to Delve In To

Getting totally hooked on a book, and then discovering there are more in the series is a moment of pure joy don't you think?

With that in mind I've put together a list of my favourite, recent MG series with the aim of introducing you to some new and exciting books.

Feel free to add your recent discoveries in the comment section below. 

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5 Best & 5 Worst Teachers in Children's Fiction : Pamela Butchart

5 Best & 5 Worst Teachers in Children's Fiction : Pamela Butchart

Who are the best & worst teachers in children's fiction? They do have a very real impact don't they?!

Pamela Butchart, winner of the Blue Peter Book Award 2015, has done it all - picture books, middle grade books. I'm absolutely delighted that she has popped in to My Book Corner to share her teacher picks ... her top five best AND worst of the fictional teachers are right here, what a treat!!

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Robin Stevens - Author Interview

Robin Stevens - Author Interview

Hugest welcome to Robin Stevens, the detective mind behind an MG series that is becoming HUGELY popular amongst this age group ... and one or two adults too!

Murder Most Unladylike and Arsenic For Tea feature Daisy and Hazel, two young sleuths who find themselves embroiled in a murder mystery plot. Their third adventure, First Class Murder (click link to pre-order), is soon to be released. 

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Best Colouring Books for Adults - Top Ten

Best Colouring Books for Adults - Top Ten

It is totally a thing.

Colouring books are not just for kids. Official. It's the new kind of therapy that many are turning to. Such a useful way to fill snippets of time, whilst providing the mind with time and space to pause and relax.

These are my top ten recommendations for adult colouring books - from forests, to zentangling, to Benedict Cumberbatch ... go grab your crayolas!! Totally recommended for switching off and delving into your creative side. They make pretty cute presents too!

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