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Cracking open the classics: Here are Kiran Millwood Hargrave's top retellings of stories for middle grade readers

Award-winning author Kiran Millwood Hargrave shares her favourite modern updates of classic tales, which all spin another brilliant side to the story.

The Book That Made Me: Catherine Johnson

Author Catherine Johnson says an illustrated poetry collection captured her heart as a child (and she learnt some of it off by heart, too).

25 years since Handa's Surprise: here's why Eileen Browne thinks her picture book has been so loved

Writer-illustrator Eileen Browne talks about the enduring appeal of Handa's Surprise, and all about her new Handa adventure: Handa's Noisy Night.

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