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The mysterious tales of the Mabinogi

The tales of the Mabinogion are thought to be almost a thousand years old, but they're still being passed down from generation to generation - that's the power of a good story! Former Welsh Laureate Eloise Williams and Matt Brown share some of their favourite legends from the Mab, their new retelling of the Mabinogi for children.

What to read after... The Bad Guys by Aaron Blabey

We've got lots of tips and ideas about what to read after the fabulously funny The Bad Guys!

Storytime is sacred: Why reading aloud is the most non-negotiable of non-negotiables

Esther Brown for Reading for Pleasure UK shares some top tips for Primary School teachers on making story time the best part of the day.

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