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Five super snowy stories to make you feel cosy

The Polar Bear Explorers' Club author Alex Bell shares her favourite wintry reads - and the rules for joining the Explorers' Club, too.

Fantastical illustrations of Fantastic Beasts

Check out these absolutely stunning illustrations from the new edition of J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, from the brilliant Olivia Lomenech.

What To Read After... Wonder

It's sparked spin-off books and a movie - but what should fans of Wonder read next? We have some ideas, and we want your thoughts too!

Discover a future festive classic with One Christmas Wish

See some of Emily Sutton's gorgeous illustrations for this charming tale by Katherine Rundell - it's one of those books you'll want to revisit every year.

This is your weekend sorted: make easy Christmas biscuits and have storytime

Nadiya Hussain shares a recipe for making the perfect Christmas tree biscuits – as well as an enchanting festive story to read with it.

Here are the best books to match your child's interests this Christmas

Could you find some time to read this Christmas? There's a book out there for every child, no matter what their favourite pastime or latest adored thing.

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