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Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice (Book review)

Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice

By: Mike Maihack

Publisher: Scholastic

Publishing Date: April 29th, 2014

What happens when you take a well known Egyptian Ruler and blast her off into the distant future? 219 more words

Book Review

My Name is Parvana

Deborah Ellis shares her experiences of researching her latest book, set in Afghanistan, My Name is Parvana.

Late in the l990s, I spent time in the Afghan refugee camps in Pakistan. 

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Children's Books

West of the West Wind - Nils-Johan Jørgensen

Nils-Johan Jørgensen is a master teller of folk tales for children which draw on myth and legend from cultures around the world. His first collection; North of the North Wind included four stories based on Nordic fairy tales, set in curious dreamscapes.

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This week in numbers: April 12th - 18th

Here’s this week’s numbers in publishing.

‘Men are giving up on reading books because they prefer to watch the big screen version instead, a study commissioned by the Reading Agency has revealed. 630 more words

This Week In Numbers

Confidence Is the Key

By Alison Potoma

I feel it is not an exaggeration to say that many writers are what you would call introverts. The first time I went to my critique group I was terrified. 517 more words

Writing & Illustrating

Margaret Wise Brown was a Champion for Reading to Children

“Goodnight Moon,” by Margaret Wise Brown, may be the most recognizable children’s bedtime book in America. With its bold green, red, blue, and yellow illustrations by Clement Hurd, the whimsical story has seen many children to sleep. 420 more words

Katrina Morse

Rhymes and Ballads of London

My knowledge of poetry is limited, but like many kids I spent my formative years having popular nursery rhymes drummed into my head. Carole Tate’s… 237 more words

Children's Books