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What’s On: Online Activities from Authors and Illustrators

Find out what’s happening on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook to keep children entertained at home.   Alex T Smith Alex is posting Story Starters (fun writing prompts) every day on Twitter Twitter: @Alex_T_Smith Instagram: […]

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Home Learning Activities for Children Aged 12 and older

Support learning and keep children entertained at home with these book-based activities and teaching resources for ages 12 and over.   The Deathless Girls By Kiran Millwood Hargrave Themes: gothic, LGBTQ+, romance Download the discussion […]

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Hachette Children’s Group: Open Licences and Permissions for Online Story-Time and Classroom Read-Aloud Videos and Live Events

I In order to encourage reading and classroom read-aloud experiences, and to support schools, bookshops and public libraries forced to close by the COVID-19 situation, Hachette Children’s Group is permitting authors, illustrators, teachers, librarians and […]

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Reading Rocks at Home with Hachette Schools

We’ve teamed up with Reading Rocks to create a series of online lessons and activities to support home learning.   Tune in on Twitter at 11am each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, or catch up via […]

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Home Learning Activities for Children Aged 8-11

Support learning and keep children entertained at home with these fun book-based activities and teaching resources.   A Planet Full of Plastic: and how you can help By Neal Layton Themes: Environment, plastic, energy, pollution, […]

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Home Learning Activities for Children Aged 5-7

Support learning and keep children entertained at home with these fun book-based activities and teaching resources.   A Planet Full of Plastic: and how you can help By Neal Layton Themes: Environment, plastic, energy, pollution, […]

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World Book Day 2020

World Book Day is coming on Thursday 5 March 2020! This annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and reading is one of our favourite days of the year and a fantastic opportunity to enthuse children with […]

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National Poetry Day

3rd October is National Poetry Day, a great opportunity to encourage young readers to discover, enjoy and share poetry. We have two beautifully-written and accessible poetry books, both make great entry points for anyone who […]

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Recommended Reads for New Reception Starters

Today thousands of parents across the country will find out which primary school their child will be starting at in September. Now that you know where, it’s time to think about how you can prepare […]

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Toto the Ninja Cat Halloween Mask

Happy almost-Halloween! If you’re on the look-out for a fun dress-up activity with your class, look no further… meet Toto the Ninja Cat. The feline star of Dermot’s O’Leary’s children’s books is not only the coolest […]

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10 tips for starting your school eco-squad!

10 tips for starting your school eco-squad Empower pupils to start making a difference by starting a school eco-squad! It’s a great way for kids to get involved in making the school a greener place […]

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Free posters for your classroom or library

Brighten up your classroom walls and inspire your pupils to get reading with these fantastic free posters! Picture Books Ten Little Superheroes – times tables poster Find out more about Ten Little Superheroes here   […]

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