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  • Child reading The Disgusting Sandwich

    The Disgusting Sandwich

    Would you eat this sandwich? This fun and engaging story is a great one for getting children involved. You could get your child to help to tell the story by joining in with the line, 'You can’t eat it now.

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  • Mother reading with two girls


    This brightly coloured book is great for the whole family to share together. Like the family in the video, you can read or talk about the pictures in any language. Lift the flaps and see if you can find the hidden images in the pictures.

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  • Authors Live Chris Hoy & Joanna Nadin

    Authors Live: Chris Hoy & Joanna Nadin

    Sir Chris Hoy and Joanna Nadin talk about the importance of teamwork and their new project, Flying Fergus

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  • YA author Marcus Sedgwick

    Authors Live: Marcus Sedgwick

    Highly regarded YA author Marcus Sedgwick joins us on Authors Live to discuss his latest novel, The Ghosts of Heaven

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  • Little boy with picture book

    That's Not My Train

    The touch and feel elements of this book make it extra special. The wee boy in this film really interacts with the different textures and you can see the joy as he uses his senses to take part in the story. Notice how his mum gives him lots of time to explore the textures.

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  • That's Not My Dragon

    The girl in this film is desperate to make some noise before she’s ready to join in with the story. Her mum and dad go with it and wait until she’s ready, at which point she happily joins in, counting the dragon claws and even singing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

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