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BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.What we do
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- School plays might not be possible this year, but Sir Michael Morpurgo and Polly Dunbar hope to keep that magic alive with their fabulous new book Owl or Pussycat! We spoke to the duo about how their childhood memories influenced the story: https://t.co/hhliPVrIns https://t.co/THjGbUy4ye 9 minutes ago
- Halloween is TOMORROW and we want to know if you're dressing up! Have you got any book-themed outfits planned? Or have you got any photos of previous costumes to share? We'd love to see them! https://t.co/Eg0adD3Iu6 40 minutes ago
- We've got a lovely Friday treat for you over on #BookTrustHomeTime - @hindleyillos is reading her lovely Treacle Street book Marcel's Parcels! Sit back and enjoy: https://t.co/uoYIy4fucr https://t.co/SQqseiNqoY 1 hour ago