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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 the magic of reading. This year’s theme is to ‘share a million stories’.



We have two great £1 books for World Book Day this year:


The Day We Met The Queen



A heartfelt and humorous new story from Onjali Q. Raúf, the bestselling and multi-award-winning author of The Boy at the Back of the Class.


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My Awesome Guide to Getting Good at Stuff


Bestselling author Matthew Syed is here to bust some myths wide open. So if you believe that …

You’re either born with talent or you’re not

Mistakes = Disaster!

Everyone is hopelessly better than me

… prepare to have your mind BLOWN.



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Redeeming your £1 voucher

For more information on how children can redeem their £1 book voucher, please visit the World Book Day website.