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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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ANZAC Day Books for Children

ANZAC Day Books for Children

As ANZAC Day approaches it's important that children begin to understand the significance of this day. 

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CBCA Book Awards 2014 ~ Shortlist

CBCA Book Awards 2014 ~ Shortlist

Drumroll pleeeease!!

The CBCA Book Awards shortlists for 2014 have been announced.

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Adam Wallace - Author Interview

Adam Wallace - Author Interview

Adam Wallace has a plethora of highly entertaining kids books to his name.

If you are very lucky you can spot him at the very wonderful RedHill Market, Melbourne, Australia - be sure to head over for a chat! (Don't forget to bring a Triple decaf soy latte with a twist of lemon!)

Adam's latest book, Rhymes With Art - Learn Cartooning the Fun Way, uses rhyming stories to help you learn how to draw cartoons!

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The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2014 - Winners

The Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2014 - Winners

The winners have been announced during a fabulous evening reception held at Waterstones Piccadilly, London.

The winner of each category receives £2,000 with the overall winner picking up an additional £3,000.

Drumroll please ...

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The Booktrust Best Book Awards 2014 - Shortlist

The Booktrust Best Book Awards 2014 - Shortlist

Yes! The shortlist for The Best Book Awards of 2014 from book charity Booktrust has been announced …

& it’s now over to YOU to decide on the winner.

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Harry Potter - new cover revealed

Harry Potter - new cover revealed

Bloomsbury Children’s Books are to reinvent the children’s hardback and paperback editions of the phenomenally successful Harry Potter series. Redesigned inside and out, all 7 books will feature covers by award-winning artist Jonny Duddle.

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Cassandra Clare + Holly Black = Magisterium

Cassandra Clare + Holly Black = Magisterium

Random House Children’s Publishers UK (RHCP) have announced the acquisition of a powerful new YA fantasy series from global bestsellers, Holly Black and Cassandra Clare.

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The CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Shortlist 2014

The CILIP Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Shortlist 2014

First there was the CILIP longlist .... now, after much anticipation the shortlist has been revealed.

Look at this .... Jon Klassen has scored a double with two books hitting the shortlist! 

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UKLA Book Awards 2014 - Shortlist Announced

UKLA Book Awards 2014 - Shortlist Announced

The shortlists for the UKLA Book Awards 2014 have been announced.

The annual UKLA Book Awards are a nationally recognised award for children’s books. These are entirely chosen by teachers.

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Best Mother's Day Books

Best Mother's Day Books

My Book Corner has put together a GREAT selection of picture books which are perfect for sharing during the run up to Mother's Day.  When is Mother's Day?

Australia & US = Sunday 11th May 2014.

Now, Doug MacLeod's The Night Before Mother's Day is the one you should be giving to your own mum!

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Shirley Hughes & Clara Vulliamy - Author Interview

Shirley Hughes & Clara Vulliamy - Author Interview

Oh yes! Mother and daughter duo Shirley Hughes OBE and Clara Vulliamy are in My Book Corner today - creators of that fab new illustrated chapter book series, Dixie O'Day.

I'm not ashamed to admit I did my happy dance when these two agreed to an interview at My Book Corner ...

... and certainly not ashamed to admit repeating that dance as I prepared to add their answers to this page. They're pretty awesome!

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