Blog Posts tagged: parents

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The Reality of Raising Bookish Children

Early-morning book sales, literary avalanches and more of the charming challenges that come with raising young book lovers.

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Teens' Book of the Month: The Little Mermaid

Check out this month's book recommendation for teenagers: a beautiful fairy tale retelling in graphic novel form from Metaphrog. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Five Easy Ways That Parents Can Relight Their Book Fire

Small children can make picking up a book quite challenging, unless it's for them! Reading a good book for fun isn't often high on the priority list as a parent, but here are some quick book fixes to get you back on the reading wagon!

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A map, drawn by illustrator Thomas Flintham, from Abi's latest book The Night Spinner

Abi Elphinstone: How Scottish Childhood Landscapes Inspired The Night Spinner

Abi Elphinstone is one of the most exciting children's writers to appear on the scene in the past few years. In this blog post, find out how the Scottish landscapes of her childhood helped to shape the locations in her latest novel, The Night Spinner. Also, there's a chance for Abi fans to win a specially designed Night Spinner pillowcase!

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Children's and Teens' Book of the Month: Welcome to Nowhere

Check out this month's book recommendation for children and teens: a powerful story about the Syrian civil war from Elizabeth Laird. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Teens' Book of the Month: Children of Icarus

Check out this month's book recommendation for teens: a fast-paced dystopian read from Caighlan Smith, inspired by Greek mythology. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Teens' Book of the Month: Caged

Check out this month's book recommendation for teens: a compelling new release from Theresa Breslin. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Children's Book of the Month: Super Gran

Check out this month's children's book recommendation: a laugh-out-loud adventure story from Forrest Wilson. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Children’s Book of the Month: Beaky Malone, World’s Greatest Liar

Check out this month's children's book recommendation: a laugh-out-loud story from bestselling author Barry Hutchison. We have 5 copies to give away!

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Children’s Book of the Month: Calum’s New Team

Check out this month's children's book recommendation: a fabulous football debut from Danny Scott. We have 5 copies to give away!

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