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Slog's Dad

Slog’s Dad, written by David Almond and illustrated by Dave McKean, is a fascinating story about a boy, Slog, who believes the man on the bench is his dad. 56 more words

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Review: Bugged: How Insects Changed History

“Nearly everyone has a strong opinion about insects. But whether you love them or loathe them, they are impossible to avoid. For every pound of us, there are three hundred pounds of insects.”

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Ice Dogs

There’s nothing more refreshing than reading about winter during the dog days of summer.  Ice Dogs is about dogs, dogsledding and the incredible bond between humans and dogs that only grows deeper during dangerous adventures. 109 more words

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Wonga ready for a long battle to rescue the brand

Lambasted by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Castigated regularly by the press. Fined £2.6m by the FCA for using fake legal letters to chase debts. Never mind government promises of further regulations and increased scrutiny for the pay day loan sector. 116 more words

We Were Liars

What can I say about We Were Liars by E. Lockhart? It’s an amazing read. It’s suspenseful, psychological and there’s a surprise that makes it hard to review. 118 more words

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