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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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The Children’s Book Award 2016 - Winners Announced

The Children’s Book Award 2016 - Winners Announced

At a ceremony today, the winner of The Children's Book Award was announced ...

HUGE congratulations to Pamela Butchart & Thomas Flintham’s My Head Teacher Is a Vampire Rat.

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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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Branford Boase Award 2016 - Shortlist

Branford Boase Award 2016 - Shortlist

The shortlist is out!

The Branford Boase Award is specifically for début authors, shining a wonderfully large spotlight on awesome authors at the beginning of their careers.

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Will Mabbitt

Will Mabbitt

Will Mabbitt has penned the successful Mabel Jones middle grade novels, in addition to his latest publication an immensely funny picture book, This Is Not A Bedtime Story.

Huge welcome to Will who agreed to answer the My Book Corner questions ... 

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Michelle Robinson - Author Interview

Michelle Robinson - Author Interview

Michelle Robinson is the picture book author of A Beginner's Guide to Bear Spotting, Chicken Nugget and the much anticipated Goodnight Spaceman (launched from space by Tim Peake!) ... and that's just for the beginning of 2016.

Absolutely delighted to welcome Michelle to answer My Book Corner's questions ...

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Author Interview: Dr Dominic Walliman

Author Interview: Dr Dominic Walliman

Dr Dominic Walliman just happens to be the first author with a PhD in Quantum Device Physics to be interviewed on My Book Corner. 

He's clearly suitably qualified to write a fabulous children's book, Professor Astro Cat's Atomic Adventure

So what would a Quantum Physicist prefer... time travel or space travel??

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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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