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Texts & Authors

Authors in the Spotlight

Authors stop by to share their thoughts and free classroom posters convey these.

Children's Choices

Each month we’re asking children in classrooms up and down the UK to decide what their recommended book is, and to give us some interesting titbits to get us started.

A Story like the Wind

A Story Like the Wind

A group of people are fleeing their country… on a small boat, with a small hope, in a rising wind, on a rising sea. This small hope comes from stories shared between them – stories that unite them

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor book cover art

Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor

As a child, Joan Procter was given a crocodile as a birthday present! This is the true story of how she grew up to become an important reptile expert, even though most scientists at that time were men. The book explains how she designed the Reptile House at London Zoo and became well known for her brave work with Komodo dragons.

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Every month a guest recommends three books

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